VCU Innovation Advisory Council

The VCU Innovation Advisory Council, established in May of 2012, consists of industry experts, angel investors, and local entrepreneurs, who provide VCU Innovation Gateway valuable feedback and recommendations regarding critical patenting, commercialization and investment decisions. The panel reviews technologies developed at VCU at quarterly meetings on the basis of patentability, market need, industry feedback, stage of development, and other factors.

David Beauregard David R Beauregard
Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Geoffrey Beecher Geoffrey D. Beecher
Senior Sales Specialists
Carticept Medical
Franklin Bost L. Franklin Bost
Executive Associate Dean for Innovation, Outreach, Finance, and Administration
VCU School of Engineering
Reinhold Brand
Consumer Specialties
Evonik Industries
Brian Carney
Harbert Venture Partners
William Daughtrey William H. Daughtrey
Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator (DRGI)
Alex Euler
Investment Director
CIT Gap Fund
Paul France Paul France
Vice President, R&D Food & Beverage Packaging
James Fort
Associate Director Pain Management Product Development
Pfizer Consumer Health
Jeffrey Gallagher Jeffrey M. Gallagher
Virginia Bio
Mike Grisham
President and CEO
Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation
Graham Henshaw
Director of Venture Development
New Richmond Ventures
Michael Innes
Managing Director
Cary Street Partners
Eric Martin Eric Martin
Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program
University of Richmond
Founder, 80amps
Mike McGinley Mike McGinley
Managing Partner
New Dominion Angels
Jay Moore Jay Moore
Hunton & Williams, LLC
Todd Nuckols Todd Nuckols
Entrepreneur & Vice President of Business Development
EnterBridge Technologies
Neil Patel Neil Patel
SVP, Content Strategy and Development
The Martin Agency
Carrie Roth Carrie Roth
President/CEO and Executive Director
Virginia BioTechnology Research Park
Dennis Schafer Dennis Schafer
Life Science Management
Mike Whitham Mike Whitham
Patent Attorney
Whitham, Curtis, Christofferson & Cook