Julie joined Valor in 2017 as Vice President of Human Resources. Julie is responsible for implementing human resource management strategies that enable Valor to recruit, develop, and retain a high-performing and engaged workforce.
Prior to joining Valor, Julie served as a Human Resources Business Partner/Manager at William Blair & Company. She supported various businesses including Debt Capital Markets, Equity Research, and Institutional Sales & Trading, as well as oversaw broader firm-wide activities such as performance management and talent acquisition. Previously, she served as the Human Resources Business Partner to EnnisKnupp Investment Consulting, which was acquired by AonHewitt in 2010, where she ultimately assumed the role of Recruiting Manager for the Investment Consulting practice. Prior to this, she worked in various talent acquisition roles at Zurich North America.
Julie received a B.A. in History of Architecture and Art from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has held her Professional Human Resources certification since 2007 and is an active member of the Society of Human Resource Management and the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago.
Julie participates on the Associate Board of Gilda’s Club Chicago where she has held various leadership roles and chaired various committees.