Chief Government Relations & Policy Officer

Jody Sprinkle

Jody develops and manages TEDCO’s policy and government relations program and serves as TEDCO’s liaison with State government. Her responsibilities include providing broad-based policy development, intra and inter agency coordination, as well as guidance on program implementation and management to ensure compliance with statutory requirements. Sprinkle will also assist TEDCO’s senior management on issues relating to State budget priorities, tech-led economic development, tech transfer and commercialization, entrepreneurial development, and venture capital investing. 

Jody brings 20 years of experience in public policy focusing on economic development issues.  Most recently she served as principal policy analyst for the Maryland General Assembly where she provided analytical and budget counsel to the House Appropriations Committee. She is a 2017 graduate of Leadership Maryland. She holds a BA in economics from Towson University and MPA from American University.