Meet our Staff

President/CEO

Joe Meredith, Ph.D.

President/CEO


540-961-3600, ext. 2103

  • Corporate management
  • General VTCRC information
  • Leasing suites to new tenants

EMAIL JOE

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Joined the VTCRC team in February 1993

Chief Operating Officer

Dawn Myers, CPM

Chief Operating Officer


540-961-3600, ext. 2101

  • Capital Projects
  • JumpStart Program
  • Facilities Management
  • Construction Management
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Information Technology System
  • Park Services
  • Operations Management
  • Administrative Operations

EMAIL DAWN

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Joined the VTCRC team in January 2003

Operations: Engineer

Clayton C. Hodges, Ph.D., P.E.

Engineer


540-961-3600, ext. 2124

  • Engineering services

EMAIL CLAY

Operations: Administration

Pat Morris

Administration Manager


540-961-3600, ext. 2123

  • Lease negotiation
  • Lease contracting
  • Property management
  • Contract management
  • Real estate financial reviews
  • JumpStart program coordination
  • Event management

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Joined the VTCRC team in October 2014

Mary Heavener

Event Coordinator and Tenant Liaison


540-961-3600, ext. 2107

  • Administrative support
  • Event / program coordination
  • Tenant relations
  • Recreation reservation coordination
  • Conference room coordination
  • Sports leagues
  • Marketing assistance for Business Development & Communications Manager

EMAIL MARY

Joined the VTCRC team in March 2015

Jessica Scott

Contracts Administrator


540-961-3600, ext. 2108

  • Lease administration
  • Property and casualty insurance
  • Contract administration
  • RFP administration
  • Notary services

EMAIL JESSICA

Joined the VTCRC team in June 2006

Christine Spalding

Administrative Assistant


540-961-3600

  • Administrative support
  • Calendar scheduling
  • Event assistance
  • Key issuance
  • Hokie Passport coordination
  • Tenant relations
  • Accounting assistance
  • Jumpstart assistance
  • Marketing assistance for Business Development & Communications Manager

EMAIL CHRISTINE

Joined the VTKW team in December 2010

Operations: Marketing

Melissa Vidmar

Business Development and Communications Manager


540-961-3600, ext. 2110

  • Branding
  • Promotions/marketing
  • Communications
  • Tenant relationships
  • Website management
  • Social media management
  • Program/service management
  • Sponsorships management
  • Affiliates program
  • Publications
  • Coordinator for VTCRC Board of Directors

EMAIL MELISSA

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Joined the VTCRC team in February 2013

Operations: Project Management

Kathleen F. Rhoads M.B.A.

Project Manager


540-961-3600, ext. 2122

  • Construction/renovation project management
  • Corporate systems
  • Data service liaison
  • Special projects
  • Information technology

EMAIL KATHLEEN

Joined the VTCRC team in January 2012

Operations: Facilities

Eddie Williams

Buildings Trades and Grounds Manager


540-961-3600, ext. 2104

  • Construction management
  • Electrical
  • General repairs management
  • Janitorial management
  • Contractor management
  • Facilities management
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing

EMAIL EDDIE

Joined the VTCRC team in August 2014

Stephen Reeves

General Services Coordinator


540-961-3600, ext. 2111

  • Available suites management
  • Floor and building plans
  • Keys and hardware
  • Electricity metering
  • Card reader systems
  • Mechanical/HVAC coordination
  • Notary services

EMAIL STEPHEN

Joined the VTCRC team in March 2013

Chris Ribbe

Facilities and Operations Coordinator


540-961-3600, ext. 2109

  • Sprinkler inspections
  • Fire alarm inspections
  • Building maintenance

EMAIL CHRIS

Joined the VTCRC team in March 2018

Jenna Stevens

Operations Administrative Coordinator


540-961-3600, ext. 2135

  • Administrative support
  • Janitorial administration
  • Recycling/dumpster coordination
  • Calendar scheduling
  • Notary services 
  • Records management coordination
  • Vending service coordination
  • Park-wide phone coordination
  • Facilities assistance

EMAIL JENNA

Joined the VTCRC team in July 2014

Accounting

Terri D. Harris, CPA

Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting


540-961-3600, ext. 2102

  • Financial planning and reporting
  • Secretary-Treasurer

EMAIL TERRI

Joined the VTCRC team in November 2013

Tina McMahan

Accountant


540-961-3600, ext. 2105

  • Rent and data billing
  • Vendor payments
  • Automatic payment drafts

EMAIL TINA

Joined the VTCRC team in January 2013

Interns

Ronnie Pazmino

Business Development & Communications Intern


Assists with research, business development and communications.

Dakota Shrewsbury

Administrative Intern


Assists with event planning and scanning of Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center tenant leases, files, and contracts.

Tech Center: Newport News, VA

Jeff Johnson

Director


540-443-9282

EMAIL JEFF

Joined the VTCRC team in January 2014

Kelli Jones

Administrative and Event Coordinator


540-443-9282

Tech Center Research Park in Newport News, VA

EMAIL KELLI

Joined the VTCRC team in January 2018

VT KnowledgeWorks

Jim Flowers

Executive Director of VT KnowledgeWorks


540-443-9100, ext. 1

  • Technology Transfer
  • Entrepreneurial Start-ups
  • Presidents' Council

EMAIL JIM

Joined the VTKW team in April 2004