Gateway Research Park is a 501 c (3) non-profit corporation and is governed by a 20-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).   NC A&T may appoint 50 percent of the total board, UNCG may appoint 30 percent of the total board, and the remaining 20 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, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Dr. Tonya Smith-Jackson
Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, NC A&T

Dr. Debbie Storrs
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, UNCG

Dr. Terri Shelton 
Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development, UNCG

Dr. Eric Muth (Vice Chair)
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. John Martin
Partner/Co-Founder, Fourth Elm Construction

Mr. Frankie T. Jones, Jr.
Vice President & Managing Director, Lincoln Financial Group

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

Mr. Kip Blakely
Retired, Business Executive

Mrs. Carole Simms
Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

Mr. Doug Speight
CEO, Triad Growth Partners

Mr. Mark Prince
President and CEO, Guilford Merchants Association (GMA)

Mr. Justin Outling
Partner and Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP

Mrs. Nancy Johnston
Executive Director, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Piedmont Region

Mr. Brian Moore
Professional Practice Partner, BDO USA, LLP

Mrs. Denise Turner Roth
National Business Line Leader for Advisory Services, WSP USA

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