General Operations

The Office of Research Operations provides catalytic and strategic leadership and support to the Office of Research Innovation and consists of three units: Strategic Initiatives, Education and Training, and Marketing and Outreach.

Genevieve Garland
Genevieve Garland, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Operations and Communications
(919) 513-6010

Sibyl Smith
Springboard Office Manager
(919) 515-6183

Strategic Initiatives

The Strategic Initiatives unit supports the development, planning and implementation of the Office of Research and Innovation’s strategic goals and initiatives, oversees the Vice Chancellor’s advisory committees and facilitates collaboration with university partners. At times, the Strategic Initiatives unit may support the launching of new Office of Research and Innovation core centers, institutes, large project-based extramurally funded programs, initiatives and in building research infrastructure.

Laura Kroeger

Laura Kroeger
Research Program Specialist
919) 513-3306

Education and Training

The Education and Training unit supports campus initiatives by linking educational activities directly to long term strategic goals and applying various techniques to improve the quality and relevance of education and training for the research and innovation community across NC State University.

Rachel Monteverdi
Training and Communications Manager,
Research Administration

Training Manager, Enterprise Research
Administration Systems

Training Specialist,
Research Administration

Marketing and Outreach

The Marketing and Outreach unit is responsible for promoting NC State’s activity and reputation in research and innovation. Marketing and Outreach leads all communications, reporting, marketing and web activities for Research and Innovation and all its units and facilitates interactions between Research and Innovation units, University Communications and other key campus colleges and departments.

Associate Director, Marketing and Outreach

Stack Web Developer

Kim Dick
Kim Dick
Web Content Manager
(919) 515-7511


General Information: 919.515.6200

Physical Address

200 Poulton Innovation Center
1021 Main Campus Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27606

Parking Information and Driving Directions

Mailing Address

NC State University
Campus Box 7018
Raleigh, NC 27695-7018

Poulton Innovation Center