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Meet the SPARC Central Team

Contact Bethany Ekesa, associate director of research administration, for more information or connect with one of our SPARC Central Team members below.

Grant Upson

Grant Upson

Executive Director, Administration

g-upson( at )northwestern.edu
Bethany Ekesa

Bethany Ekesa

Associate Director, Research Administration

bethany.ekesa( at )northwestern.edu
Mengwei Liu

Mengwei Liu

Manager, Research Administration

mengwei-liu( at )northwestern.edu
Janet Nelson

Janet Nelson

Manager, Research Administration

janet.nelson( at )northwestern.edu
Brent Smith

Brent Smith

Manager, Financial Administration

brent.smith( at )northwestern.edu
Olga Garcia

Olga Garcia

Senior Research Administrator

o-garcia( at )northwestern.edu
Aparna Menon

Aparna Menon

Senior Research Administrator

aparna.menon( at )northwestern.edu
Regime Dean

Regime Dean

Senior Research Administrator

regime.billingsly( at )northwestern.edu
Brandon Greene

Brandon Greene

Research Administrator

brandon.greene( at )northwestern.edu
Tingting Liu

Tingting Liu

Research Administrator

tingting.liu( at )northwestern.edu
Nadia Hajjar

Nadia Hajjar

Research Administrator

nadia.hajjar( at )northwestern.edu
Nick Malone

Nick Malone

Financial Administrator 2

nick( at )northwestern.edu
Cody Hanchett

Cody Hanchett

Financial Administrator 2

cody.hanchett( at )northwestern.edu
Irina Iacobut

Irina Iacobut

Financial Administrator

irina.iacobut( at )northwestern.edu
Sheila Chhim

Sheila Chhim

Financial Administrator

sheila.chhim( at )northwestern.edu
Mireya BĂ©lizaire

Mireya BĂ©lizaire

Associate Research Administrator

mireya.belizaire( at )northwestern.edu
Jumana Khalifeh

Jumana Khalifeh

Associate Research Administrator

jumana.khalifeh( at )northwestern.edu
Maria Sanchez

Maria Sanchez

Financial Coordinator

msanchez( at )northwestern.edu