Laurie Young, EMBA

Laurie Young, EMBA, serves as director of industry partnerships for the Office of Research and Innovation. In this role, Young is the point of contact for companies looking to engage across the university. She also works with each of the university’s schools to launch new strategic alliances and business development initiatives, including corporate training and internship programs and corporate-sponsored research.

Young is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree, and the UofL College of Business, where she earned her Master of Business Administration. She has significant experience and accomplishment in sales and business development working with some of the area’s biggest brands. Most recently, she served as vice president of business development for Sotera LLC’s family of agritech brands.