Supporting Innovation & Economic Development
Staff
James Delattre, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Research and Director
Jim Pietropaolo
Associate Director
Lee Erickson, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Economic Development and Student Programs
Ryan Mandell
OriginLabs Director
Ashley Palmer
Director of Marketing and Communications
Elizabeth Hay
Jack White Family Director of Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank
Randy Allison
Financial Manager
Nicole Bauman
Strategic Planning & Administrative Operations Manager
Derick Burns
Event Marketing Strategist
Jay Connor
Front Desk and Building Assistant
Katie DeFiore
Digital Communications and Startup Support Specialist
Derek Gross
Program Manager
Jason Huber
Entrepreneurial Cog Coordinator at Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank
Annie Hughes
Statewide Coordinator, Invent Penn State LaunchBox & Innovation Network
Carley LaVelle
Creative Coordinator
Sue McCloskey
Building Maintenance Worker
Matthew McKinney, Ph.D.
Entrepreneurship Program Manager
Benjamin Nason
Idea Catalyst at Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank
Christine Novinskie Olbrich
Event Planner
Jose Nunez
Shop Manager, OriginLabs
Tony Picardi
Marketing and Communications Specialist
Amy Pollock
Program and Events Manager
BJ Scovern
Financial Assistant
Krystle Yarrison
Senior Marketing Strategist