Meet our Research Ready Stakeholders

The following Research Ready Stakeholders have obtained "approved vendor" status from the University.

Quince Fleming

Mr. Quince Fleming

Quince Fleming is a long-standing community partner, instructor, and a leader in business and sales management with a proven track record for excellence in the public, private, and government sectors.

He received his MBA from the University of Baltimore in Entrepreneurship. He is the founder of QD Fleming and Associates, a company focused on professional development, training, and strategic planning. He has experience overseeing multi-million dollar budgets utilizing proven fiscal management techniques and directing teams utilizing current "Best Practice" strategies.

Mr. Fleming has relationships with many organizations, including the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the US Department of Defense — Congressional Directed Medical Research Program.

As a cancer survivor, he is an advocate within the African American community focused on spreading cancer awareness and promoting participation in clinical trials to improve cancer treatment and care. He has served on the Duke Cancer Institute Advisory Board and as Patient Advocate Chair for the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project, and now partners with NC TraCS to help guide and promote community engagement in research at UNC.