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Nacarrato selected to lead Center for Innovation and Business Development

Brad Hodson, vice president for university advancement, today announced that Shawn Naccarato had been selected to lead Pittsburg State University’s Center for Innovation and Business Development.

Formerly known as the Business & Technology Institute, the CIBD provides business leaders and entrepreneurs throughout the region with advanced technology and consulting services to help foster economic growth.

Naccarato will retain his current duties as the university’s director of government and community relations.

“Shawn’s experience in governmental relations and his passion for Pittsburg State make him the perfect person to lead this important department,” said Hodson. “I’m confident in his abilities to move the CIBD forward and develop new partnerships that benefit our state, our university and our community.”

As executive director of the CIBD, Naccarato will be responsible for identifying and cultivating potential corporate commercialization partners for the Kansas Polymer Research Center as well as promoting the CIBD and its many services to regional developmental partners.

“I’m excited for the opportunity to lead such an important department,” said Naccarato. “Pittsburg State has a wonderful history of developing partnerships that benefit our entire region. The CIBD is able to broaden that reach beyond our state border to attract national and international partners to our region.”

Naccarato will report directly to Vice President Hodson in his new role as executive director of the CIBD, but continue to report to report to President Steve Scott in his role as director of governmental and community relations.

The Center for Innovation and Business Development has a staff of eight full-time employees and serves as a link between the academic community of Pittsburg State University, the resources of state and federal programs, and the finance, management and technological needs of business, industry and units of local government.

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