Ms. Tumminello is currently the Assistant Director of Business Development for the Office of Technology Licensing and Industrial Relations at Stony Brook University. In this position she is responsible for coordinating intellectual property management and technology transfer activities for the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, analyzing inventions, promoting partnerships with corporations and business, and developing and executing strategic licensing contracts.

Prior to coming to Stony Brook University, Ms. Tumminello worked at KeySpan Telemetry Solutions, where she successfully started a new business venture providing wireless metering control solutions to the Electric, Gas, Water, and Telecommunications Industries. In this role she developed strategic partnerships with the California Energy Commission, Motorola, and General Electric and generated $2M in annual product sales revenue.

Ms. Tumminello has received an M.B.A. in Finance and a B.S., Electrical Engineering from Hofstra University.