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Radka Schenk Kretinska

Director, Electronic Research Administration
Radka Schenk Kretinska portrait.
Office of Research and Innovation
Electronic Research Administration
North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Radka Schenk Kretinska is the director of Electronic Research Administration in the Office of Research and Innovation. She oversees the development and maintenance of software applications designed to support the administration of Virginia Tech’s research enterprise.


Kretinska has over 20 years of international experience working in software development, product management, and business process improvement. Prior to joining the university, she worked for various companies, including Warner Bros., General Electric, and Lufthansa Systems. 


Kretinska earned a masters of business administration from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and a master’s degree in economics from the University of Economics, Prague.