Technology Acceleration Program Specialist

As part of the Technology Acceleration team at the CFE, Lora coordinates and manages a wide variety of programs that support innovation, translational research, and commercialization of high potential projects. She works directly with partner organizations and universities to run commercialization programs that provide education and resources to technology projects looking to transition out of the lab and into the commercial market.

Lora’s previous experience includes managing a county-wide volunteer center, adult literacy program, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at TrueNorth Community Services based in West Michigan. She also provided program coordination for the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance at Eastern Michigan University. Lora received a B.S. in Public Administration from Grand Valley State University in 2010 and a Master of Business Administration degree from Eastern Michigan University in 2017.