June Clougher: Director
June started as the Director of the Jump Start Incubator in December of 2014.
Her qualifications are:
- More than 25 years of experience as a Controller or CFO for a variety of small businesses. Working in a wide range of industries from manufacturing and construction to logistics, retail and finance.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Albright College, Reading
- Masters of Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia
- Started Edwards Landscape & Nursery with her husband, Edward Povilaitis, in 1998. It continues to grow as a successful business today.
- Former board member at the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Berks Women in Crisis (served 2 years as Board President), former Treasurer of the Berks County Latino Chamber of Commerce
- See her profile at https://www.linkedin.com/in/juneclougher
Interns pursuing their Bachelors or MBA degrees at a higher education institution in the Reading/Berks County area provide the staff support for the Incubator. This opportunity allows the students to obtain real-world experience that enhances the classroom learning. It also offers the clients top-notch support that a small business typically cannot afford to buy in the early stages.