Daryl oversees all administrative and business functions for the Office of Research including budget, finance, human resources, and communications. Additionally he is responsible for the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects and research administration. Prior to serving in this role, Daryl was the founding executive director of the University of Michigan’s Business Engagement Center (BEC). Under his leadership, the BEC grew rapidly and now oversees institutional relationships with more than 1,000 companies.
A graduate of a combined degree program at U-M, Weinert holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics and a bachelor of science degree in industrial and operations engineering. Before joining U-M in 1999 as director of corporate relations in the College of Engineering, he was director of procurement strategy at Aon Corp. in Chicago.