On July 1st, Julie Fehrenbach joined Manufacturing Works as Director of Resource Development. With extensive experience in raising funds from corporations, foundations, individuals, and government entities, she brings expertise to help Manufacturing Works expand and broaden its funding base.
Most recently, Julie was the Director of Philanthropic Partnerships for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Prior to that she was Director of Development at JumpStart Inc. She has also raised funds for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Ideastream, and Spaces Gallery. She is experienced in grant writing, sponsorships, memberships, and government relations.
"With her experience, Julie will have a significant impact on funding for our programing and organizational infrastructure."
Julie has an MA from Case Western Reserve University in Art History and a BA from Miami University in Political Science. A lifelong Northeast Ohio resident, she resides in Lakewood with her husband, Pete. They have two sons.
With a passion for making our community better, Julie will be working to expand Manufacturing Works' workforce and manufacturing assistance initiatives to benefit Northeast Ohio residents and strengthen our regional economy.
"We are excited to have Julie join us," said Manufacturing Works' Executive Director Ken Patsey. "With her experience, she will have a significant impact on funding for our programing and organizational infrastructure."