Julie is a master of translation; she can distill complex technical compensation concepts and messages into clear, helpful information for employers and employees. At FirstPerson, Julie draws upon her deep expertise in compensation to help clients evaluate their total compensation and overall rewards packages in light of the organizational culture and the marketplace. Simply put, Julie helps businesses hire and maintain the best talent in their industry.
With almost 20 years of human resources experience, Julie has worked as a Human Capital Consultant for global professional firms (Mercer, KPMG, and Arthur Andersen). She was also a Senior Consultant at FlashPoint, developing creative human resource and compensation management solutions for a variety of clients. In between consulting roles, Julie also served as the Compensation Director for a privately-owned service company with more than 40,000 employees, and as the Compensation, Benefits and HRIS Manager of a publicly-owned global semiconductor company on the west coast.
When she’s not working, Julie loves to be outdoors and spend time with family. Rumor has it that she owns a flock of flamingo yard ornaments that randomly “land” on other people’s lawns.
Julie graduated from Vanderbilt University with her bachelor’s degree in human and organizational development and received her MBA from Portland State University, with a concentration in human resources.
Strengths: Maximizer, Developer, Empathy, Harmony, Individualization