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John Provo

Economic Development / Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
Provo provides leadership for the university in the design and implementation of its economic engagement mission. A “pracademic” with almost 20 years of experience in higher education and government, he is a leader in state and national organizations defining the practice of university-based economic development. Provo and his team work annually with hundreds of companies, government agencies, and community partners to construct strategic alliances and deliver cutting edge applied research projects, identifying and building paths to prosperity.