Julie’s happiest days are spent helping people learn, grow, and succeed as part of psychologically safe teams at work. She uses her 10+ years of experience designing and facilitating executive education and companywide learning programs to energize and engage teams virtually.
Her career journey includes a unique mix of experience in academia and tech. She’s worked in the aircraft industry as a tech, taught high school math and music, and designed learning and development programs and teams for growing tech companies.
In every endeavor, Julie cares deeply that people be respected as individuals and as team members. She aims to design learning experiences that blend humanity and technology to maximize the benefits of each. She’s overly positive, a bit silly, and an exuberant cheerleader!
Q&A with Julie
Where I grew up: Buffalo, NY
My family: I feel so lucky to find family everywhere I go… My partner and I enjoy our aunt / uncle status and treasure our parents, siblings, extended families, and friend-families we’ve collected along the way. We also have two pets: Sydney (dog) and Sneezy (cat).
My favorite music: Jazz+ (I love it all – but I always play Jazz daily.)
My favorite foods: Fried zucchini
My favorite cocktail: French 75
What I like to do in my spare time: Meditate, yoga, and binge-watch TV
My first job: I babysat and taught piano lessons as a young entrepreneur, but my first “real” job was a dishwasher / prep cook at a banquet restaurant.
Something no one would believe about me: I’m an introvert.
Inhale, pause. Exhale, pause. Repeat.