As Grants Manager, Julie is responsible for ensuring FASI Investigators are funded on a yearly basis. Julie works alongside FASI’s SVP of Research and two Senior Scientists to articulate the science behind each of the FASI Investigators proposals, while drafting formal contracts for each distributed grant in conjunction with various institutions. With a proven track record for attention to detail and effective communication, Julie manages FASI’s diverse grant portfolio with over $37M funded since inception.
Julie holds an impressive academic background, having earned her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, Nutrition, and Food Science from the University of Vermont and her Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communications from Northeastern University. Prior to joining FASI, Julie worked at Northeastern University as the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Aid where she was responsible for overseeing scholarships. In her role as Grants Manager, Julie has seamlessly integrated her enthusiasm for nutrition and food science with her prior expertise in overseeing financial resources.