Julianne Clouthier is the Director of Industry Engagement for FuzeHub. She oversees the Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund, which supports a set of activities designed to spur technology development and commercialization across New York State, including Manufacturing Grants, a Commercialization Competition, and other activities to accelerate small-to-medium sized manufacturing and technology companies. She also works to forge business relationships to support manufacturers’ connection with New York State’s assets and private resources
Julianne has ten years of economic/community development experience and was formerly a development director for Beacon Communities LLC in the Albany, NY office. Julianne also spent six years with New York State Homes and Community Renewal/Office of Community Renewal where she was instrumental in managing a large portfolio of Community Development Block Grant funds among municipalities and businesses throughout the state. Prior to that, Julianne worked in economic development for Cornell Cooperative Extension through the Montgomery County Agriculture Economic Development Project where she created a variety of programs to assist farm businesses and value-added producers.
Julianne Clouthier holds a Master of Business Administration from the University at Albany and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Mercyhurst College.