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Julie Burrell

Economic Development Director - Newaygo County

Julie serves as the Economic Development Director for the Newaygo County Economic Development Partnership. In this role, she provides business support services to companies in Newaygo County.

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 also owned and operated Pumpndo, a startup company.


Bachelor of Science, Health Communications | Grand Valley State University

Certifications and Awards

  • 2021 Newaygo County’s Most Influential Woman in Business
  • Patented Inventor
  • InnovateHER Grand Rapids 2017 Winner
  • Dolphin Tank 2017 Second Place Winner
  • 2017 Grand Rapids Business Journal Newsmaker of the Year Nominee