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University System of Maryland Names Claire Broido Johnson Managing Director of the Maryland Momentum Fund

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Baltimore, MD (July 30, 2019) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) has named Claire Broido Johnson, MBA, as Managing Director of the Maryland Momentum Fund (MMF), a $10 million investment fund that supports early-stage companies affiliated with USM institutions. She joins the USM this week.

Broido Johnson’s work has been focused on building and fixing early stage companies, divisions within companies, and developing and financing projects. As a senior operations executive, entrepreneur, and investor, she has a proven track record creating and managing successful businesses and products.

“Claire Broido Johnson brings almost 25 years of senior operations, finance, and startup experience across industries to this important role as Managing Director of the Maryland Momentum Fund,” said USM Chancellor Robert L. Caret. “Her executive experience, focused and solution-oriented approach to growing organizations—as well as her many investor connections—will be ideal for managing this funding mechanism that is so vital to driving USM’s growth in technology transfer.”

Read the full release from the University System of Maryland.