Gateway Research Park is a 501 c (3) non-profit corporation and is governed by a 18-member board of directors. Gateway is a joint venture between North Carolina A&T State University (NC A&T) and the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG). Each university appoints 30-40 percent of the total board, respectively, and the remaining 20-30 percent is comprised of business professionals from within the community. Dr. Charles E. McQueary, former Under Secretary for Science and Technology. Department of Homeland Security, currently serves as Gateway’s board chair.

Board of Directors

Dr. Harold L. Martin, Sr.
Chancellor, North Carolina A&T State University

Dr. Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr.
Chancellor-Elect, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Dr. Beryl McEwen
Provost/Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, NC A&T

Dr. Terri Shelton (Vice Chair)
Acting Provost and Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development, UNCG

Dr. Eric Muth
Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development, NC A&T

Mr. Robert Pompey, Jr.
Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance, NC A&T

Mr. Bob Shea
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, UNCG

Mr. Kevin Baker
President, Piedmont Triad Airport Authority

Mr. Dennis Stearns
Certified Financial Planner, Stearns Financial Services (Treas./Secr.)

Mr. John Martin
Fourth Elm Construction

Mr. James C. Mitchell IV
Smith Leonard PLLC

Ms. Denny Kelly
Retired Principal, Bouvier Kelly

Dr. Charles E. McQueary (Chair)
Retired (former Under Secretary for Science and Technology,
Dept. of Homeland Security, US Government)

Mr. Kip Blakely

Mr. George Johnson
Law Professor, Elon Law School

Dr. Gerald Truesdale
President/Surgeon, Greensboro Plastic Surgical Associates

Mr. Jim Westmoreland (Ex-Officio)
Interim Executive Director, Gateway Research Park, Inc.