Julie is an MBA Candidate at University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business. She is passionate about growing economic opportunity through community and workforce development initiatives.

Prior to Ross, Julie worked in public affairs consulting at Hamilton Place Strategies in Washington, D.C. In that role, she developed strategic analysis and communications for companies and nonprofits related to economic policy issues.

Julie is originally from Chicago and earned her B.A. in Public Policy from Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.