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Mike Kennerknecht

Mike KennerknechtMIKE KENNERKNECHT is the Economic Development Coordinator and Assistant Director of State Relations for the University of Rochester. In his role, he works closely with the University’s Goergen Institute for Data Science and the Rochester Center of Excellence in Data Science on advocacy, economic development projects, and partnerships with industry and government.

Prior to joining the University of Rochester, Mike was the Public Relations Supervisor at Tipping Point Communications in Rochester and he also served as the Chief of Staff to New York State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo in Binghamton. He received his BA in Political Science from SUNY Cortland and his Masters in Public Administration from Binghamton University.