Since joining the CIT team in 2010, Jennifer Hiltwine has spent the majority of her time supporting and then managing the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF). With CRCF's transition to the Commonwealth Commercialization Fund, or CCF, in July 2020, Jennifer will continue to serve as Grants Manager. She is also involved with the development and execution of other Commercialization Division (previously R&D) initiatives, including outreach and engagement throughout the technology community. In her early days at CIT, Jennifer also supported the Marketing / Communications and Government / Public Affairs departments. Jennifer is a 2009 graduate from Elon University and continues to stay involved as an alumnae. Locally, Jennifer is involved with the NVTC NextGen Leaders committee and Leadership Fairfax.