As a strategic business partner, Julie’s approach relies on her experience as a big picture thinker and team player. A long-term vision combined with a focus on building a strong foundation has helped her serve clients in various industries, including diversified financial services, non-profit, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, technology, utilities and construction. Julie is a champion for change demonstrated by working hands-on to positively influence the work environment with a keen interest on 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 also 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 non-profit, 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.