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TBED People and Orgs

November 21, 2013

RoseAnn Rosenthal, president and CEO of Ben Franklin Technology Partnership of Southeastern Pennsylvania, was presented with the Iris Newman Award from the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs.

Rob Wiltbank recently became the CEO of Galois. Prior to Galois, Wiltbank was a professor at Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

Ellen Williams has been nominated by President Obama to the key administration post of director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, Department of Energy.

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has been named chairman of the Economic Development and Commerce Committee of the National Governors Association for the 2013-2014 year.

Ann Dugan, founder of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh, will be stepping down in the first quarter of 2014 from her post as executive director and assistant dean at the Joseph M. Katz School of Business.

Rusty Kruzelock has been named West Virginia Regional Technology Park Corporation executive director and CEO.

John Moore announced that he is stepping down as president and CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber effective January 3, 2014. Moore has served as president and CEO since September 2005.

Gynii Gilliam, chief economic development officer for the Idaho Department of Commerce, has resigned.

Pace Lochte has been promoted to assistant vice president for strategic initiatives at the University of Virginia.

Mary Phillips has been named director for the Office of Research Development at Oregon State University, a new unit within the Research Office, effective Dec. 1.

Rob Irizarry, an entrepreneur and founder of StartupBozeman.com, has been selected to be the director of the Blackstone LaunchPad at Montana State University.

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