Julie was born and raised in Greenwich, CT. She received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her MBA from Columbia Business School. Julie spent much of her career in Marketing at Digitas before making a change to Academics at Columbia Business School. Julie is a Principal with B*CURED, a grassroots non profit raising awareness and funding for brain cancer research as well as the Support Services Committee Chair for the CT Chapter of FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education). She also enjoys volunteering for the Greenwich Land Trust and Greenwich Country Day School. Julie lives in Riverside with her husband, Jeff, and their two young children.