Andréa Beauford is a seasoned professional with over 13 years of experience in her field. She joined the Innovation Center team on June 12, 2023. She is a Secretary/Support Staff, taking on the primary responsibility of supporting the MSU Technologies office.
Beauford worked in the medical field at Burkhardt Pecora Bloomberg Orthodontics from 2022 to 2023. She also worked at Therapy Today Counseling and Consulting from 2018 to 2021. In both offices, located just a few miles from the campus, she served as an Intake/Scheduling Coordinator and Billing specialist.
Beauford’s commitment to professional development is evident in her certifications. She is a Certified Mental Health First Aid provider, a qualification she obtained through Therapy Today. This demonstrates her dedication to promoting mental health awareness and support. Similarly, her extensive experience in administrative roles has equipped her with practical skills and a deep understanding of office operations.
Beyond her professional life, Beauford finds joy in various activities. She has a passion for outdoor adventures and camping, relishing the opportunity to connect with nature. As a Marvel and Star Wars enthusiast, she appreciates the imaginative and thrilling worlds created within these franchises. In her personal life, she cherishes spending time with her husband and their delightful two-year-old daughter, Gianna.
Beauford’s commitment to her role, extensive experience, and interests make her an asset to the MSU Innovation Center team.
About the MSU Innovation Center:
The MSU Innovation Center is dedicated to fostering innovation, research commercialization, and entrepreneurial activities from the research and discovery happening across our campus every day.
We act as the primary interface for researchers aiming to see their research applied to solving real-world problems and making the world a better place to live. We aim to empower faculty, researchers, and students within our community of scholars by providing them with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to bring their discoveries to the forefront.
Through strategic collaborations with the private sector, we aim to amplify the impact of faculty research and drive economic growth while positively impacting society. We foster mutually beneficial, long-term relationships with the private sector through corporate-sponsored research collaborations, technology licensing discussions, and support for faculty entrepreneurs to support the establishment of startup companies.
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