Interim Executive Director
Emmit Owens serves as interim Executive Director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster. He brings eight years of non-profit experience and a wealth of knowledge about North Carolina’s cleantech assets. Emmit has been with RTCC since December 2013, previously serving as the Member Recruitment and Retention Manager.
Emmit has also served as a regional coordinator for the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, where he focused on the growth of the biotechnology sector in southeastern North Carolina.
Emmit received his Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and his Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Campbell University.
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Megan Berry serves as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the RTCC. Previously, Megan worked as the Senior Training Specialist at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center where she focused on promoting training programs and managing other initiatives to grow the clean energy workforce in NC and across the US. Megan has been working within the environmental sustainability field since 2007 and has served as a program coordinator for the NC State University Sustainability Office and a Peace Corps Volunteer in Panama.
Megan received her Masters of Arts in Environment, Culture, and Society from Lancaster University in the UK and her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Technology and Management from NC State University.