As the Small Business Development Specialist for CEDA, Julia works with entrepreneurs and small businesses to develop business strategies designed for growth and adaptability.  Julia works to connect businesses with resources and partner programs for education, business development and funding.  The goal in making these resources available is to continue to grow and sustain the vibrant small business community of Cayuga County.

Julia’s background is in agriculture and small business. She has worked with local farmers from across the state and continues to be part of the agriculture community.  Julia has a B.S. degree in Organizational Management from Keuka College. Marcellus is where Julia, her fiancé Chris, and their dog Finley call home. Julia spends time helping her family on their farm and with their small businesses.