Colman M. Wolfson
Business Development Strategist
Cole Wolfson, with Innovation Works since 2010, is responsible for pursuing funding from government agencies, foundations and other sources. As part of this role, Cole provides monitoring, evaluation and reporting functions for current grants, builds and maintains relationships with regional stakeholders and organizations and develops innovative programs that can access non-traditional funding sources.
Cole has over seven years experience in business development and marketing. Prior to Innovation Works, Cole worked as the Director of Marketing for an industrial auction and appraisal company. Prior to that, he worked in business development and program management for an international development non-profit organization in Washington, DC. In that role, Cole oversaw program development efforts for a division within the organization, bringing in over $60 million in cash and in-kind contributions, as well as managed over $25 million worth of overseas development programs.
Cole has an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Maryland.