Assistant Director and Faculty
Phone: (574) 631-8928
Theresa Foley is ESTEEM's Assistant Director and Faculty, specifically responsible for the capstone thesis experience. Prior to joining ESTEEM in 2018, Theresa was the Director of Operations of Cocoon Biotech, a Boston based drug delivery startup.Theresa has 10 years of experience in R&D and technology commercialization. She launched her career as a scientist at Johnson & Johnson where she worked with commercial and development biotech products. Theresa has worked as a consultant for medical device companies, pharmaceutical startups, and universities to commercialize new technologies. She earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Penn State, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
Theresa is most excited about helping ESTEEM students supercharge their careers while they explore fresh ways of thinking and discover new passions. Theresa is married to Craig Crossland, a Notre Dame professor in the Department of Management and Organization. They have a young son who keeps them on their toes.