What we also found out was, not only is she a passionate Green Bay Packers’ fan who loves soccer and basketball; Julie always wanted to be an athlete.
Although not a very long time ago at all, this youngest of four children would watch her brothers be cheered on, yet her parents did not encourage these pursuits for her. They were considered ones on which girls should not spend time.
But Julie did pursue her love of athletics, excelling in both basketball and track. And today, as a former athlete, she knows that the sensibilities she cultivated have helped her to work with employees by constructively directing their weaknesses, while building off their strengths.
She believes, “You can destroy someone, or look at them as individuals and really help them grow by understanding what they need to thrive.”