Staff:

Ashley Melzer | Marketing + Operations Manager


Board of Directors:

Delisa Alexander | EVP + Chief People Officer | Red Hat

James Sauls | Economic Development Manager | City of Raleigh

Jason Widen | Co-founder + Executive Director | HQ Raleigh

Terri Lomax | VP of Discovery-Science-Technology | RTI International


Advisory Board:

Anita Watkins | Director of Rex Strategic Innovations | Rex Health Ventures

Awamary Khan | EVP + CFO | Carolina Small Business Development Fund

Chris Lynch | Partner | Wyrick Robbins Yates + Ponton LLP

Corey Branch | Senior Tech Director | AT&T

Damon K. Dishman | Community Banking President of the Triangle EN Region | Wells Fargo Bank

Grace Ueng | Founder | Savvy Growth

John Lane | Chief Strategy Officer | Centerline Digital

Mary-Ann Baldwin | VP of Marketing + Business Development | Holt Brothers Construction

Timothy Giuliani | President | Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

Tom Rabon | Chairman and Partner | New Kind


Innovate Raleigh Teams:

Innovate Raleigh accomplishes its goals and advances its mission with the dedicated support of volunteer teams, chosen through an annual application process. We are proud to work with the following IR Team Members for 2015-2016:

Sam Joyner | Events

Thomas Kenna | Events

Ashley Mikulski | Events

Becky Holmes | Events

Candice Young | Events 

Jason Hibbetts | Marketing + Community Engagement

Marc Gracieux | Marketing + Community Engagement

Elise Dorsett | Marketing + Community Engagement

Jared Childs | Marketing + Community Engagement

Michael Barbera | Marketing + Community Engagement

King White | Marketing + Community Engagement

Annie Pearce | Marketing + Community Engagement

Phyll Arrington | Marketing + Community Engagement

Arthur Stuart | Education

Lyle Gravatt | Education

Katie Gailes | Education

Megan Greer | Education

Chris Boggs | Education

Butch Grove | Education

Morgan Servie | Resource + Economic Development

Dan Moore | Resource + Economic Development

Kevin Wright | Resource + Economic Development

David Chang | Resource + Economic Development

Derrick Minor | Resource + Economic Development