Annette is Client Development Manager at NextCorps, where she identifies and develops new clients and projects and promotes NextCorps’ manufacturing growth services to the region’s small and mid-sized manufacturers. These projects include strategic business solutions and growth services, lean enterprises, quality management, market development, product design, and prototyping. Annette strategizes to assist companies in identifying the best service provider and potential funding resources. Prior to NextCorps, Annette was a senior research engineer and global buyer for General Motors. She has chemical engineering degrees from the University of Akron and the University of Kentucky and an M.B.A. from the Simon School of Business.