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WV Regional Technology Park Welcomes Dow’s Tim O'Neal as its Newest Board Member

Charleston, W.Va. - The WV Regional Technology Park (WVRTP) is delighted to announce the appointment of Tim O'Neal, Dow Global Director, Operations, to its Board of Directors. With over 25 years of experience in IT and operations technology, O’Neal brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the board.

"We are pleased to welcome Tim O'Neal to the WVRTP Board. Tim is an experienced leader, and I have no doubt that his contributions to the West Virginia Regional Technology Park will be invaluable as we continue to advance the Tech Park’s mission to promote economic development and job creation in the region,” said David Hendrickson, Chairman of the Board for WVRTP.

Matt Ballard, CEO/Executive Director at WVRTP said, "I’m pleased to have Tim join the WVRTP team. His leadership and vision have driven innovation and digital transformation globally across Dow's manufacturing facilities, proving himself a global leader. A native West Virginian, Tim is also committed to serving his community. We welcome his leadership and commitment to our board."

"Tim’s wealth of experience and knowledge in technology and business will be invaluable as we continue to drive the growth and success of the WVRTP," stated Steve Hedrick, AVN Corp. Chairman & CEO and WVRTP Board Governance Committee Chair. “I look forward to the skills and expertise he will bring to our Board.”

The WV Regional Technology Park is dedicated to creating a vibrant community of innovators and entrepreneurs, and Tim O'Neal's addition to the board will help us achieve our mission. We look forward to working with him in the years to come.

About the West Virginia Regional Technology Park

The West Virginia Regional Technology Park, located in South Charleston, W.Va. is a prominent hub for innovation, science and technology in the state. Originally established to support the chemical industry, the park has since evolved into a multi-tenant campus fostering cutting-edge technologies across various fields.

Home to over 25 businesses and 1,000 jobs, the park is driven by a mission to bolster West Virginia's economy by nurturing research, innovation, technological advancement and education. It aims to attract talent, foster job creation, and bolster economic growth by supporting STEM-related industries and initiatives.



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