Jane Burroughs

VP, Operations and Program Funding

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With over 18 years of operations experience, Jane Burroughs currently serves as VP of Operations for the Entrepreneurial Development Center. Jane provides EDC clients with operations mentoring and guidance from contracts and sourcing to materials management and procurement. Most recently, Jane was Director of Operations for RepelIT LLC, a start-up manufacturer of retail deer repellent distributed nationally. At RepelIT, she was responsible for setting up and managing the entire procurement, manufacturing and materials management process.

Prior to RepelIT, Jane was the Director of Materials for Crystal Group Inc., a designer/manufacturer for PC based server architecture specifically tailored for mission critical telecommunications, military and industrial deployment on a worldwide basis. At Crystal Group, Jane was responsible for purchasing, MRP, supplier identification and relationship management, production staging, and shipping and receiving. She tracked and reported on material COGS, inventory turns, obsolete inventory, and on-time delivery metrics on an annual basis.

Jane also previously worked at Rockwell as a Net Requirement Analyst and focused on inventory control and planning functions in the Materials/Purchasing Department.


The support and guidance EDC provided Apache gave us a platform to more clearly flush out and define our strategy. We utilize The Recipe as our planning platform. EDC, in no small part, has been part of our growth and success!

Tom Pientok, Apache Inc.

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