Office of Economic Engagement Staff

The OEE team is comprised of a diverse group of professionals with both industry experience and experience in higher education.  Additionally, the capabilities of the team are enhanced through strong collaboration across Marquette's academic and administrative units. 

Dr. Maura Donovan

Vice President for Economic Engagement

(414) 288-5006
maura.donovan@marquette.edu

Dr. Carmel Ruffolo

Dr. Carmel Ruffolo

Associate Vice President for Corporate Engagement

(414) 288-6925
carmela.ruffolo@marquette.edu

Dr. Dan Bergen

Dr. Dan Bergen

Executive Director, Community Engagement

(414) 288-3033
daniel.bergen@marquette.edu

Dr. Kalpa Vithalani

Dr. Kalpa Vithalani

Executive Director of Technology Transfer

(414) 288-0668
kalpa.vithalani@marquette.edu

Sumathi Thiyagarajan

Sumathi Thiyagarajan

Senior Director of Corporate Engagement Operations

(414) 288-7685
sumathi.thiyagarajan@marquette.edu

Nadine Desmarais

Nadine Desmarais

Executive Assistant

(414) 288-5011
nadine.desmarais@marquette.edu