Learn How You Can Partner With UGA

University of Georgia staff are prepared to answer any question you may have, including how you can harness the power of a partnership with us.

Business Connection

The mission of the Corporate Relations team is to establish mutually beneficial partnerships with industry to advance initiatives of the University and the organization. Corporate Relations serves as a strategic partner to corporations of all sizes, working with them to establish a talent pipeline, make connections with faculty for research, and solve real world business problems by leveraging our industry experts and network of resources.

Stacy Stanford (ABJ ’02)
Director of Corporate Relations
(706) 542-7461

Communities Connection

The mission of the Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, accomplished through its eight individual units, is to create jobs, develop leaders and help Georgians address the challenges facing their communities.

Kelly Simmons
Public Service and Outreach
706-542-2512

Research Connection

The mission of the Office of Research Industry Engagement team is to encourage and support collaborations with industry partners by streamlining the process of moving ideas from the lab or field to the marketplace.

Crystal Leach
Office of Research
706-542-2289

Security Connection

The role of Defense and Security Collaborations is to facilitate participation with and investments from U.S. Department of Defense agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. intelligence agencies and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Martin Bink
Office of Research
(706) 542-0038

Economic Development Connection

The mission of the Office of Economic Development is to extend the resources of the university to help Georgia and beyond prosper, working every day to improve the quality of life for Georgians. Based in Atlanta, the office serves businesses and communities throughout the state.

Matthew Colvin
Economic Development
706-340-9787