Julius Valentine Maina currently serves as the Chief of Staff/Director of Special Projects for gener8tor. gener8tor is a turnkey platform for the creative economy that connects startup founders, musicians, artists, investors, universities, and corporations via a nationally ranked accelerator model. Prior to this role, Julius worked as a Partnership Coordinator at the U.S. Census Bureau, and a Policy and Inclusive Innovation Specialist at the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). He holds a B.A. in Quantitative Methods from University of Maryland Baltimore-County, a M.A. in Human Resource Development from Bowie State University and a J.D. from the University of Baltimore School Of Law.