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OUR TEAM

Bob Quinn
Bob Quinn
Executive Director

As Executive Director of SCRA, Bob leads an organization that fuels South Carolina’s innovation economy by accelerating technology-enabled growth in research, academia, entrepreneurship and industry.

Prior to joining SCRA, he worked in various executive roles for 26 years with Battelle Memorial Institute and affiliated companies. Bob most recently was the Managing Director of Battelle’s subsidiary, 360ip, an international investment, fund management and commercialization company headquartered in Singapore. Previous assignments included Vice President of Technology Commercialization and Vice President of Environmental Science and Technology at Battelle as well as Director of Technology Commercialization at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

His current Board participation includes Central SC Alliance, Charleston Regional Development Alliance, SC Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), SC Economics and South Carolina Research Foundation.

Bob holds a BA (Phi Beta Kappa) from Rutgers University and an MA (Exxon Graduate Fellow) from George Washington University. He also completed the Executive Management Program at Stanford School of Business/National University of Singapore. He is a Certified Licensing Professional.

Teresa Hinson
Teresa Hinson
Executive Assistant and SC Launch, Inc Board Secretary
John Sircy, CPA, CMA, CFM, CSCA
John Sircy, CPA, CMA, CFM, CSCA
Director, Finance and Administration
Patti Mack, CPA, AIAF
Patti Mack, CPA, AIAF
Controller
Sheila Riley
Sheila Riley
Manager of Administration
Grayson Dorr
Grayson Dorr
Investment Finance Manager
Quiana Green
Quiana Green
Financial Analyst II
Lynette Harris
Lynette Harris
Accounting Specialist
Yolanda Lewis
Yolanda Lewis
Director, Human Resources
Cyndy Buckhaults
Cyndy Buckhaults
Communications Manager
Christine Dixon Thiesing
Christine Dixon Thiesing
Director, Academic Innovations
Kella Hanna
Kella Hanna
Program Manager
Lauren Hoffman
Lauren Hoffman
Program Administrator
Zubaida Bai
Zubaida Bai
Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR)
Joe Queenan
Joe Queenan
Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR)
Randy Cutts
Randy Cutts
Director, Facilities
Roger Barnhill
Roger Barnhill
Senior Facilities Administrator
Lisa Benson
Lisa Benson
Senior Facilities Administrator
Ashley Gadry
Ashley Gadry
Facilities Administrator
Lynette Hodges
Lynette Hodges
Facilities Administrator
Mark Seagraves
Mark Seagraves
Facilities Administrator
Jill Sorensen, J.D.
Jill Sorensen, J.D.
Director, Entrepreneurial Programs and SC Launch, Inc. Executive Director
Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
Investment Manager
Lee MacIlwinen
Lee MacIlwinen
Investment Manager
Derek Willis
Derek Willis
Investment Manager
Julia Linton
Julia Linton
Operations Manager
Molly Copple
Molly Copple
Program Administrator
Jack Harvey
Jack Harvey
Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR)
Joe Queenan
Joe Queenan
Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR)
Kirk Wilson
Kirk Wilson
Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR)
Cole Dudley
Cole Dudley
Director, SC Ventures
Blaine Childress
Blaine Childress
Engineered Materials Industry Manager
Catherine Hayes
Catherine Hayes
Manufacturing Industry Manager
Nadim Aziz, Ph.D., F.ASCE
Nadim Aziz, Ph.D., F.ASCE
Director, SC EPSCoR Program
April Heyward, MRA
April Heyward, MRA
Program Manager
Denise White
Denise White
Financial Manager