Valerie Gill serves IU as the Associate Vice President for Business Partnerships. In this role, she provides the strategic direction, oversight, and infrastructure for university efforts to create dynamic business partnerships, as well as oversee IU’s Office of Licensing and Trademarks. Valerie joined IU in 2008 as Indiana University’s Director of Licensing and Trademarks, and was responsible for managing the University’s trademark portfolio and trademark licensing program. The Office of Sponsorships joined the Licensing and Trademarks office portfolio in 2016. Valerie’s leadership of the Sponsorship Office provided the infrastructure to leverage the university’s brand, assets, reach, and relationships, to create mutually beneficial university-wide or campus-wide sponsorships that align with and support the university’s goals. Valerie earned her BS from Western Michigan University.