Executive Team

Teletha Brown

Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Organizational Effectiveness

Teletha Brown is Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Organizational Effectiveness. She works with CRL’s senior leadership, management and staff to develop and implement programs that promote equity, foster an inclusive culture, and advance CRL’s values and mission. Teletha has experience in Group/Organizational Behavior and Cross-Cultural Competence and is currently a PhD candidate in business psychology, concentrating on individual and group differences in the workplace as they relate to global diversity. She has nearly twenty years of experience at CRL, previously working as Human Resources Specialist as well as in the Communications and Membership department.

Andrea Duntz

Director of Communications & Member Engagement

Gregory T. Eow, PhD, MLIS

President

Greg Eow is President of the Center for Research Libraries, responsible for setting strategic directions and overall CRL programming and services in collaboration with the CRL Board of Directors, CRL staff, CRL member libraries, and CRL strategic partners. Before joining the Center for Research Libraries in 2019, he served as the Associate Director for Collections at the MIT Libraries, where he led an administrative portfolio that included scholarly communications and collections strategy, digital preservation, acquisitions and metadata creation, and the Institute Archives and Special Collections. Eow has held previous appointments as Charles Warren Bibliographer at the Harvard Library and as Kaplanoff Librarian for American History at the Yale University Library. Eow currently serves on the Management Board of the MIT Press as well as the Board of Directors of the Chicago Collections Consortium. He is a member of the American Historical Association.

Raymond Sallay

Director of Finance and Administration

Raymond Sallay is the Director of Finance and Administration. He is responsible for coordinating all aspects of CRL's administrative operation, including Accounting, Human Resources, and Facilities Management. Sallay's other duties include budget preparation, management of investments, audit management, and establishing controls to ensure effective governance.  Previously, he held accounting and management positions with the New Jersey Casino Control Commission, Omega Tax and Accounting, Chicago Park District, and the Illinois Primary Health Care Association. Before moving into his current role, he served as CRL Controller.

James Simon

Director of Collections & Partnerships

James Simon is Director of Collections and Partnerships, responsible for coordinating departments (International Resources and Metadata & Discovery Enhancement) that build and enhance the accessibility of collections and content for CRL members and constituencies. He leads the development and implementation of strategic collection partnerships such as CRL’s Global Resources Partnerships in Law and Government and Science, Technology, and Engineering. He also oversees community-driven programs supported by CRL and major content initiatives such as the World Newspaper Archive and the Global Press Archive Alliance. Previously he worked in Washington, D.C, for the International Research & Exchanges Board as Program Officer for scholarly exchanges and partnerships with Russian and Slavic organizations.

Patricia Y. Xia

Director of Information Systems

Patricia Xia is Director of Information Systems. She oversees CRL’s technological infrastructure, networks, and computer systems to ensure optimal performance and alignment with organizational priorities. Xia is also responsible for developing, selecting, and implementing suitable technology solutions to streamline internal operations, enhance all online services including Web services, and enrich user experiences for CRL members. Previously she was Head of Library Systems at Loyola University Chicago, and held information officer positions in a number of academic libraries, including Northwestern University and the University of St. Thomas.