Florida Institute of Technology
Gretchen Sauerman holds a master’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and serves as Florida Tech’s Assistant Vice President for Corporate Sponsored Programs. Prior to joining FIT, for more than 20 years, she held leadership roles in business development and market analysis for aerospace, oil & gas, environmental and advanced & renewable energy industries. Gretchen’s role at the University includes serving as a liaison between corporate partners and our world-class researchers. Previously, Gretchen was Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Florida Tech’s Office of Development where she forged philanthropic relationships with industry partners nationwide.