Robert R. Donato, Esq. is the Interim Executive Director for MUSC Foundation for Research Development, Mr. Donato has over 23 years of experience providing advice and counsel to early stage and start up companies. In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Donato has also provides business coaching to senior managers. He is a certified Mediator and Administrator and Facilitator of the FastTrac Entrepreneurial training programs developed by the Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City. He is a member of the governing Board of Directors of the University School of the Lowcountry in Mt. Pleasant, SC.