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Julie Lenzer

Julie Lenzer
Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
U.S. Economic Development Agency

Julie Lenzer leads the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) an office within the Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA).  She leads programs and policies that support innovative economic development such as innovation-based entrepreneurship and regional innovation clusters. Prior to her appointment with the agency, Julie was the Executive Director of the Marland Center for Entrepreneurship, an initiatives of the Howard County Economic Development Authority.