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Julie Burrell

Business Development Coordinator - Newaygo

231-335-1985 burrellj@rightplace.org

Julie serves as Newaygo County’s Business Development Coordinator. In this role, she provides business support services to companies in Newaygo County. She works to improve the overall economic state of Newaygo County through business retention, expansion, and attraction.

Past Experience

Prior to joining The Right Place, Julie worked for 14 years in the telecommunications industry at companies such as Sprint and Frontier. She is currently the owner and inventor of Pumpndo LLC.


Bachelor of Science, Health Communications | Grand Valley State University

Certifications and Awards

  • Patented Inventor
  • Board VP of the Muskegon Inventors Network
  • InnovateHER Grand Rapids 2017 Winner
  • Dolphin Tank 2017 Second Place Winner
  • 2017 Grand Rapids Business Journal Newsmaker of the Year Nominee

Julie’s favorite part about living in West Michigan

Julie’s favorite part about living in West Michigan are the people and natural resources. She enjoys the ability to hike, bike, kayak, or simply enjoy nature all within minutes. She says, “The people in West Michigan are the nicest you will meet across the country!”

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