Meet the Team

The University of Cincinnati’s 1819 Innovation Hub is headed by Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer Ryan Hayes and his leadership team, which oversees community and industry alliances, technology transfer and commercialization, the Ground Floor makerspace, and the 1819 Innovation Hub.


Leadership Team


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Ryan Hays

Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer

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Maureen Eiting

Executive Staff Assistant to Chief Innovation Officer

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Kaethe Beck

Assoc. VP for Operations

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Partner Success Team


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Jesse Lawrence

Associate Director

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Headshot of Rebecca Revalee

Rebecca Revalee

Program Manager

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RJ Sargent

Director

513-556-8043

Ground Floor Makerspace Team


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Ben Jones

Makerspace Manager

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Nathan Gorgen

Makerspace Technician, Makerspace

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Matt Spetz

Makerspace Technician, Makerspace

513-556-3272

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Gabrielle Stichweh

Makerspace Technician, Makerspace

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Brad Walsh

Coordinator Unit Operations, Makerspace

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Operations Team


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Jim Currie

Director of Operations

513-556-8036

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Harry LeMaster

Computer & Information

513-556-4357

Partnerships & Alliances Team


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Gregory Glevicky

Creative Services Manager

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Patty Moser

Director of the CID Experience Events

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Chris Postell

Senior Manager Strategic Initiatives

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Meghan Shipp

Senior Director Marcom Operations

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Angela K. Roberts

Director Strategic Content

Tech Transfer Team


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Geoffrey Pinski

Assist. VP for Technology Transfer

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Madison Bourbon

Licensing Associate – Physical Sciences

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Melissa Davis

Licensing Associate - Compliance

513-558-2651

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Brent M. Peebles

Associate General Counsel

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Jill Uhl

Senior Liciencing Associate - Life Sciences, Technology Transfer

513-558-5621

Venture Lab Team


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Elizabeth Wetzel

Program Coordinator, Venture Lab

513-556-4585

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David Zellen

Assistant Director, Startups