UTRF Board Of Directors

  • Chair: James Roberto, Associate Lab Director, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • George Cates, Chairman (Retired), Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc.
  • Dr. William E. Evans, (Retired), St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Mr. Brad A. Lampley, Adams and Reese LLP
  • Darryl Quarles, Professor & Division Chief, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Taylor Eighmy, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Tennessee
  • Leslie Wisner-Lynch, Co-Founder, Executive Director at BioTN Foundation
  • Frank J. Kinser, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • David Millhorn, Ph.D., President & CEO, UT Research Foundation
  • Cari J. Parker, Vice President Corporate Technology, Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, Tennessee

Health Science Center Executive Committee Members

  • Chair: Darryl Quarles; Professor & Division Chief, UT Health Science Center
  • George Cates, Chairman (Retired), Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc.
  • Dr. William E. Evans (Retired), St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Lawrence Pfeffer, Ph.D., UT Health Science Center
  • Meri Armour, President and CEO, Le Bonheur Hospital, Memphis Tennessee
  • Charles Hurst, Vice President of Sales, Ultimate Dental/Endoco, Inc.
  • David Millhorn, Ph.D., President & CEO, UT Research Foundation
  • Joan West, UT Martin Director, Chief Research Officer

Multi-Disciplinary Executive Committee Members

  • Chair: Taylor Eighmy, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Tennessee
  • George Cates, Chairman (Retired), Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc.
  • Mr. Brad A. Lampley, Adams and Reese LLP
  • William F. Brown, Dean, Ph.D., UT AgResearch, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Thomas C. Rogers, ORNL Director of Industrial and Economic Development Partnerships, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • Stacey Patterson, Ph.D., Vice President, UT Research Foundation

Officers

  • Chair: James Roberto, Associate Lab Director, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • President & CEO: David Millhorn, Ph.D., UT Research Foundation
  • Vice President—Multi Campus Office: Stacey Patterson, Ph.D., UT Research Foundation
  • Vice President—Health Science Center Office: Richard Magid, Ph. D., UT Research Foundation
  • Treasurer: Mark A. Paganelli, CPA, Executive Director, Administration and Finance, Office of the Treasurer, University of Tennessee
  • Assistant Treasurer: Ron Maples, Controller, University of Tennessee
  • Secretary and General Counsel: William E. Mason, Esq., Kennerly, Montgomery & Finley, P.C., Knoxville, Tennessee

Audit Committee

  • Chair: Taylor Eighmy , UT Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement
  • James Roberto, Associate Lab Director, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • Jan R. Williams, University of Tennessee, Professor Emeritus