Julie Oberg

 
Economic Development
Title: Director, Economic Development
Julie Oberg


Julie Oberg, Director of Economic Development, was appointed to her current role in January 2022. Previously, she was with the State of Maryland for more than 18 years, most recently serving as the Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, managing the day-to-day operations of the agency to help ensure its program continue to serve, promote and regulate the state’s Agriculture industry. Prior to that, she served as communications director for the departments of Agriculture and Environment. Oberg served on the Critical Area Commission from 2019-2022. She was President of the Communications Officers of State Departments of Agriculture (COSDA) from 2016-2017. She previously worked at Hill and Knowlton, an international public affairs firm, in Washington, DC focusing on health and biotech clients. She also worked for the American Psychiatric Association handling communications for their Office of Government Relations. Oberg is a member of the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA). She resides on a small farm in Calvert County with her husband and three children.

 

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