Associate Director for Business Development, VTTI, LINK
Carl is an Associate Director for Business Development, embedded in the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), the nation’s second largest university-affiliated transportation research institute. In this role he raises awareness of VTTI’s capabilities and strengths while fostering industry and private partnerships with the institute that support its mission of human and economic growth. His recognized energy and enthusiasm are key to meeting industry partner needs and interests and providing them with philanthropic opportunities, in furtherance of VTTI’s commitment to saving lives, time, and money and protecting the environment.
A tremendous relationship builder with a long, successful track record of building partnerships for Virginia Tech and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Carl seeks to increase the collective impact of transportation industry partners and committed individuals on the future of mobility and safety through greater awareness, deeper engagement, and strategic investments. Carl resides in Radford, Virginia, and is the proud father of three daughters and three sons whom he shares with his partner in life, Lori Lavery Mitchell.
A triple Hokie, Carl holds three degrees from Virginia Tech: a B.S. in animal science, a B.S. in agriculture education, and an M.S. in horticulture.