Mr. Hudnall Croasdale – Secretary

Hudnall Croasdale currently serves as the Executive Direct and Chief Executive Officer of the Norfolk State University Research & Innovation Foundation (NSURIF), a 501(c)(3), affiliated with Norfolk State University.

He previously served at Virginia Tech as the Director of Information Technology Strategic Partnerships. Prior to joining Virginia Tech, Mr. Croasdale was the Director of the Old Dominion University Northern Virginia Higher Education Center. He was also appointed during the administration of Virginia Governor George Allen as the Director of the Council on Information Management, serving as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Mr. Croasdale also has over 22 years of information technology experience in the private sector serving as the Senior Vice President for Marking & Business Development with Lockheed Martin IMS, and other senior management positions with AT&T and the C&P Telephone Company.

Mr. Croasdale has a Master of Science degree in Systems and Industrial Management from the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California in Los Angles, California and a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia