Corporate Partnerships Staff Listing

Office of Innovation and Industry Engagement - Corporate Partnerships

Brent Burns

Director of Industry Relations

Cell: 906-281-7746
Lakeshore Center 202F


  • Leads the activities of the Industry Relations team through the Office of Innovation and Industry Engagement
  • Directs strategies for greater engagement and support between industry partners and University stakeholders
Pete Cattelino

Pete Cattelino

Associate Director of Strategic Industry Partnerships

Lakeshore Center 202G


  • Leads relationship development of strategic industry partnerships
  • Directs the engagement of key corporate partners in cooperation with multiple University stakeholders
  • Coordinates broad-based proposals that support multiple University stakeholders yielding a broad range of industry partner benefits
Brian Hannon

Brian Hannon

Assistant Director of Industry Sponsored Programs

Cell: 906-370-2423
Lakeshore Center 202H


  • Leads opportunity engagement with industry partners for sponsored programs at the University, including Clean Snowmobile Challenge and Mind Trekkers
  • Develops external prospects for Keweenaw Research Center research and testing
  • Identifies industrial support for sponsored research

Elizabeth Hoy

Assistant Director of Operations and Industry Outreach

Lakeshore Center 202I


  • Identifies and implements operational processes for monitoring and communicating University and industry partnership activities
  • Directs the development and distribution of outreach material to external partners
  • Leads economic development activities through the Office of Innovation and Industry Engagement
Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Director of Industry Program Development

Cell: 906-281-6983
Lakeshore Center 202E


  • Directs the development of sustainable funding models for University programs that provide benefit to the University and industry partners
  • Leads development of initiatives to increase industrial funding for institutes, centers, and strategic programs at the University