Julie Martin named top executive at Williston engineering firm
MONKTON — Julie Martin has been named general manager of 89 North Inc. The Williston-based engineering company does custom product design and commercialization across a variety of markets including research and development, optical system design, electro-mechanical and opto-mechanical equipment design.
Martin, who holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and MS in Biomedical Engineering from UVM, lives in Monkton Ridge with her wife and 4-legged family. In her free time, she enjoys taking advantage of the outdoor recreational opportunities Vermont has to offer.
Martin joined 89 North in 2009 as the director of Research & Development, and since that time has held positions such as director of operations, director of program management, and served as a member of the board of directors for parent company Chroma Technology Corp.
“Julie’s strong technical leadership skills are critical in this rapidly emerging field of laser light sources for scientific imaging, as well as her management experience at effectively bringing new products to market that meet customers’ technical and economic expectations,” says Janette Bombardier, Chroma Technology’s chief technical officer.
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