Our Team

Maria


Maria Labreveux, PhD

Executive Director KSEF

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Sarah Mardon
Program Manager KSEF

 

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Debbie


Debbie Rempfer

Senior Executive Assistant KSEF

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Kenzie Dickens

Administrative Assistant, KY SBIR/STTR Matching Funds: Rounds 1-33

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Our Office

 

KSTC and KSEF are located at 200 West Vine Street, Suite 420, Fourth Floor, Lexington, KY 40507. Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. KSTC and KSEF are closed on weekends.

For under-building parking, turn right off of West Vine Street onto South Upper Street. The entrance to the under-building garage is on the right, on South Upper Street. Public street parking is also available in front of the building on West Vine Street and behind the building on West High Street. 

Need Help?

Book a conference call with KSEF Executive Director, 
Maria Labreveux, PhD

KSEF office hours 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday Eastern Time

News & Events

NIH/NCI SBIR Seminar "Current & New Funding Opportunities", followed by pre-scheduled one-on-ones.
Click here to register. Lexington event details. Speaker bio: Greg Evans, PhD
 
NIH/NCI SBIR Seminar "Current & New Funding Opportunities", followed by pre-scheduled one-on-ones.
Click here to register. Louisville event details. Speaker bio: Greg Evans, PhD
 
SBIR/STTR Grants Accounting Webinar "SBIR/STTR Accounting For Your Startup: What You Need To Know".
Click here to register. Webinar details. Speaker bio:
 George Moker, CPA
 
UPAIRK-Seffy
We do not have news to share about UPAIR at this time. An update is anticipated in August.
 
 SBIR Connect
 Enjoy summer break; there are no KSEF SBIR Connect events in July.
 
There are no SBIR/STTR Phase Zero or Double Zero application submissions to KSEF in July.

KSEF Advisory Board

The KSEF Advisory Board is appointed by the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation Board of Directors. Composed of scientists, engineers, and administrators from academia and corporate sectors, KSEF Advisory Board members are in Kentucky and other states.

University of Kentucky
Dr. Lisa A. Cassis
Interim Vice President for Research
University of Kentucky

 

Out of State Expert
Dr. Dorothy H. Air
Assoc. Senior Vice President for Entrepreneurial Affairs
University of Cincinnati

University of Louisville
Dr. William M. Pierce
Interim Executive VP for Research
University of Louisville

 

Out of State Expert
Mr. Paul N. Korkemaz
President
Korkemaz Business Advisors LLC

Comprehensive University
Dr. Blaine Ferrell
Associate Vice President for Research
Western Kentucky University

 

Out of State Expert
Dr. Charles Kupchella
President Emeritus
University of North Dakota

Private/Independent/Community College
Dr. James Miller
Professor Emeritus
Transylvania University

  Out of State Expert
Dr. John Mateja
President Goldwater Foundation and
former Dean, Murray State University

Corporate Sector/Business
Ms. Tonya Jackson
Senior VP, Chief Supply Chain Officer
LexMark International

 

Out of State Expert
Dr. Chuck Staben
President
University of Idaho

Corporate Sector/Business
Mr. Mark Roe
Program Manager Phalanx
Raytheon Company
 

Ex-Officio
Dr. Maria Labreveux
KSEF Executive Director
Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation