Leadership Team

The Division of Innovation and Applied Research is one of six administrative division’s at Towson University. Our leadership team represents four primary focus areas—applied research and technical services, continuing education and workforce development, entrepreneurship, and partnerships and outreach—and works to support TU's mission as a workforce and economic development driver.

Daraius Irani

Daraius Irani, Ph.D.

Vice President


Erin-Lynn Nueslein

Erin Nueslein

Associate Vice President, Operations


 
Bobbie Laur

Bobbie Laur

Associate Vice President, Outreach


Ardys Russakis

Ardys Russakis

Executive Director, Applied Research and Technical Services

russakis@towson.edu

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Christina Morgan

Finance Manager


Frank Bonsal III

Frank Bonsal

Director, Entrepreneurship


Ashley Buzzeo

Ashley Buzzeo

Project Manager


Sharyn Grove

Sharyn Grove

Associate Director, Partnerships & Outreach


Donna Guillott

Donna Guillott

Executive Administrative Assistant, VP


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Wayne Hart

Managing Director, IT Services


Tracy Jacobs

Tracy Jacobs

Assistant Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute


Julie Knight

Julie Knight, Ph.D.

Managing Director, RESI


Bernie Reynolds

Bernie Reynolds

Associate Director, Contract Training


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Sharon Seybold

Administrative Budget Analyst, Administration & Finance


Vivki Simek

Vicki Simek

Associate Director, Continuing Education