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Joanna Glickler

Assistant Vice President
Corporate & Foundation Relations | 206-221-3095
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In leading corporate and foundation relations efforts for the University of Washington, Joanna seeks to forge mutually meaningful relationships with external partners. Joanna focuses on campus-wide strategies for corporate and foundation engagement and oversees projects to facilitate productive, responsive relationships with the University’s organizational partners.

Kim Johnson-Bogart

Senior Director
Foundation Relations | 206-221-4337
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Kim collaborates with UW colleagues to develop and implement strategies to engage with foundations at unit and institutional levels. She partners with the Office of Research to review foundation limited submission opportunities and coaches those faculty selected to move forward on their proposals. Kim provides professional development resources for Advancement staff and facilitates foundation roundtables.

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Tamara LaFrance

Senior Director
Corporate Engagement | 206-616-3702
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Tami is the central point of contact for companies seeking to work with the UW. She works with company representatives and UW leaders to develop and grow corporate partnership and engagement for the benefit of our region, nation and globe. Tami has driven the development of partnerships between academic institutions and companies in the technology, health and business sectors for more than 15 years.

Todd Cleland

Todd Cleland

Senior Director, Corporate Relations | 206-543-9852
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Todd develops and supports research-based engagements with industry, with a focus on engineering and technology. His expertise includes industry-sponsored projects, company involvement in government-funded programs, industry affiliate programs and connections for consulting. He also leads strategic projects to help make it easier for companies to do business with the University.

Terry Grant

Terry Grant

Director, Corporate Relations | 206-543-2072
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Terry facilitates corporate connections and collaborations with researchers and programs throughout the UW system. A chemical engineer by training, he has developed and commercialized several large-scale products and technologies, established and managed international strategic partnerships, been an inventor on eight patents and led large research initiatives.

Rad Roberts

Rad Roberts

Director, Corporate Relations | 206-221-7977
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Rad is focused on developing productive partnerships between life science companies and UW health sciences researchers that help spark innovation and increase its ability to improve human health.  He has worked on research and commercialization projects in biochemistry, molecular genetics, microbiology, photonics, neuro-modulation, medical devices and biopharmaceuticals.

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Michelle Barnett

Associate Director
Corporate & Foundation Relations | 206-616-9680
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Michelle helps staff and the UW’s corporate and foundation partners understand and navigate internal processes and procedures. She helps staff determine whether to apply to funders as the UW or the UW Foundation, and works with the UW Office of Sponsored Programs to manage pre- and post-award activities for grants to the UW Foundation. Michelle provides staff with information on grants and contracts and manages the annual Boeing University Relations and Wells Fargo requests for proposals.

Angela Carden

Advancement Writer
Corporate & Foundation Relations
Principal Giving | 206-543-6156
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Angela works with units across the University to create donor-centered written materials, including case statements, proposals, reports, and briefs, to support the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship efforts for our Principal Giving and Corporate & Foundation prospects and donors.

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Amy Ware

Assistant Director
Corporate & Foundation Relations | 206-616-2427
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Amy plans and manages stewardship events, retreats and other major projects. She conducts research and prepares briefings for the assistant vice president of corporate & foundation relations, the vice president of Advancement and the UW president. Amy also applies her skills in team development to facilitating communication, collaboration and goal setting within the Corporate & Foundation Relations team.


Carolyn Smith

Advancement Coordinator
Corporate & Foundation Relations | 206-685-7175
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Carolyn supports the corporate & foundation relations team by scheduling meetings, ordering and organizing supplies and assisting with strategy sessions and roundtables. She also coordinates site visits and events.