EVMS is dedicated to creating a culture of innovation for our faculty and health care community. As such, we are excited to announce that we have partnered with TreMonti Consulting, LLC, a management consultancy that provides strategic programs and intellectual property management services. TreMonti has assumed the role of the EVMS Technology Transfer Office and will be responsible for facilitating our efforts to improve our technology disclosure and transfer process as well as for helping inventors navigate the patent process, find funding partnerships, and generate new license opportunities.

TreMonti was founded in 2005 by Gregory P. Sullivan and Jan Heidjer Staecker, who bring over 40 years of combined professional experience in commercialization and licensing of intellectual property. TreMonti has had over 150 clients internationally since its inception and provides advice and commercialization assistance to universities, governments, and companies. TreMonti has professional staff in Reston, VA, and added an office in Fort Worth, TX, in 2011.

TreMonti‚Äôs success and effectiveness are predicated upon providing subject matter experts and staff who understand the technical and commercial opportunities of new technologies. To that end, TreMonti has assigned Ms. Holly Meadows as our Technology Transfer Consultant. Holly is the Director of the Agreements Practice Group for TreMonti Consulting, LLC. Holly is a licensed patent attorney and is also licensed to practice law in two states. In addition to her law degree, Holly holds a BS in Microbiology from the University of Alabama. She has over twenty years of experience in Technology Transfer, spanning three Universities. Holly also spent several years of her career in the private practice of law. She has served as a member of the Board of Directors for AUTM, the premier organization internationally for Technology Transfer and Commercialization professionals, from 2017-2020. She remains active in the Association. She resides in Birmingham, Alabama, with her husband and two teenage daughters. If you have any questions about your intellectual property/technology, please contact Holly at meadowhw@evms.edu.