Julie’s strategic approach to human resources allows her clients to benefit from a long-term global vision while focusing on building the foundation and managing the pieces of daily operations. She has more than 25 years of HR experience in a variety of industries, including non-profit, diversified financial services, hospitality, technology, manufacturing, healthcare, construction and water/sewer utilities, including more than 12 years as a Consultant. Julie is a champion for change, demonstrated by working hands-on with decision-makers to positively influence the work environment at all levels with a special interest in the impact on people.
Julie’s career began in Toronto, Canada as a Recruiter specializing in technology. After moving to Charlotte, NC, she worked in progressively more responsible HR positions in banking. She served as the first Director of Research for the internal retained executive search group with First Union. She continued to work extensively with financial institutions as the industry shifted and moved through many mergers over the next seven years. Presented with an opportunity to work in the non-profit sector, she built the HR function for a newly integrated system of museums and added a children’s museum. Julie was able to elevate the HR platform and focus on organizational development conducting 360-degree evaluations of senior management and implementing detailed succession planning and knowledge transfer programs. HR consulting ultimately allows her to bring together her diverse experience and help clients creatively find solutions for their HR needs.
Education and Certifications
• Society for Human Resource Management, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Senior Certified Professional
• International Public Management Association for Human Resources, IPMA-HR Senior Certified Professional
• BA in Psychology from Winthrop University, SC; Graduate coursework in Organizational Development.