Staff & Advisors

David Allen
  • Vice President, Tech Launch Arizona
Bruce Wright
  • Associate Vice President, Tech Parks Arizona
Doug Hockstad
  • Assistant Vice President
Samantha Bankston Bares
  • Executive Associate, Planning & Project Management
Joann MacMaster
  • Director, Business Development
Paul Tumarkin
  • Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications


Lewis Humphries advises faculty on copyright, trademark and patent strategies and manages the licensing of University of Arizona intellectual property. Prior to joining TLA Lewis worked as director of social media and community innovation for an Ann Arbor-based think tank focused on re-imagining work and learning, and managed the creation of a web-based collaboration portal for Innovation Frontier Arizona. 

Lewis Humphreys