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. Jim Coleman
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, UNCG
Dr. Eric Muth
Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development, NC A&T
Dr. Terri Shelton (Vice Chair)
Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development, UNCG
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.