UNO Research and Technology Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors

Kenneth “Ken” Flower
President
Woodward Design Build

DavidĀ Gallo
CEO
Gallo Mechanical, LLC

Richard Haase
President & CEO
United Real Estate

Michael Hecht
PresidentĀ and CEO
Greater New Orleans, Inc.

Arnold L. Kirschman
Chairman
Morris Kirschman & Co., LLC

Alvin S. Merlin, M.D.
Managing Member
Foundation Investment, LLC

Quentin L. Messer, Jr.
President and CEO
New Orleans Business Alliance

Gordon “Nick” Mueller, Ph.D.
President and CEO Emeritus
The National WWII Museum

Riley Parker
Technical Authority Automation
Shell Exploration & Production

Paul Reuter, P.E.
President
Automated Control Systems

Gary Solomon
Board Chair
Crescent Bank & Trust

Russell Trahan, Ph.D.
Dean Emeritus
UNO College of Engineering

Ex-Officio:

John W. Nicklow, Ph.D.
President
University of New Orleans

Matthew A. Tarr, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research and Economic Development
University of New Orleans

Officers:

Arnold Kirschman
Chair

David Gallo
Vice Chair

Michael Hecht
Secretary

Former Board Chairs:

Jean Felts
(2013 – 2014)

Mike Flick
(2004 – 2008)

Roy Glapion
(2010 – 2012)

Jerome Goldman
(2000 – 2003)

Arnold Kirschman
(2008 – 2010)

Paul Nalty
(1997 – 1999)

Russell Trahan, Ph.D.
(2015 – 2018)