Cynthia Faullin brings more than 10 years of intensive experience working with deep tech startups to her role as Associate Director of Operations at the EnterpriseWorks incubator in Research Park.
She serves as the primary touchpoint for EnterpriseWorks tenants and affiliated entrepreneurs, ensuring that the facility meets the needs of its entrepreneurs and startups, both physical and programmatic. She is responsible for overseeing leasing and property management for the building and its grounds.
Faullin first joined EnterpriseWorks in 2014. She is well known for her customer-centric, engaging approach to everyone from accomplished CEOs to the entrepreneurial curious alike.
From 2021-23 Faullin was the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Illinois-Chicago. There, she oversaw the Technology Innovation Lab which provides laboratory and office space to UIC early-stage startups as well as programming and consulting for entrepreneurs who are commercializing research-based technologies.
Cynthia also has experience in commercial real estate and development in downtown Champaign. She previously worked on the UIUC campus in undergraduate academic affairs and career services.
Cynthia is a proud Canadian, and has Bachelor degrees in English Literature and Women’s Studies from Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario.