Kathleen works with the state’s emerging technology and life science companies and investors delivering the NJEDA's diverse suite of products to this community. Kathleen oversees the NJEDA’s life science incubator, an internationally-recognized 46,000-sq ft, leading life science incubation facility, along with the Biotechnology Development Center, a 32,000-sq ft post-incubation life science facility. With Kathleen at its helm, the NJEDA’s Technology and Life Sciences Division has delivered over $1 billion in direct investments, business incentives, tax credits, and venture fund investments. During her tenure, NJ’s first accelerator, TechLaunch, was established, federal State Small Business Credit Initiatives funds were deployed into several regional venture funds, the State’s Angel Tax Credit Program was launched, and the NJ Founders & Funders program was born. Kathleen spent over 17 years in banking, the last eight focused exclusively on the NJ Technology Venture Lending Market.