Julie has extensive management experience in all her past roles. From managing a team of ten at Dell Computers, to a team at McDonald’s Canada in the New Food Research/Consumer Insights Department, Julie has always had an awarding team. For the past two years, she has been running Thurgood Marketing with many sub-consultants, she oversees all project management, design work, time management and clients. With her strong project management skills and her ability to see the bigger picture, she has always driven her team to achieve more than they set out to. A manager is only as good as their team and that is Julie’s motto - stand behind your team and your team will stand for you.
Julie is a creative thinker and a resourceful marketing consultant. Her background lies in brand and innovation marketing and research, as well as strategy development, social media development, marketing strategy and development. Julie has worked in many different industries - both on the client and vendor side which garners her a unique perspective on any project. For the past two years Julie has been the president of her own marketing company, Thurgood Marketing.
We are still trying to figure out what is in her coffee, because, besides this business, she runs a successful photography business that specializes in editorial and fine art photography, has six kids, two dogs and lives on a 50 acre horse farm.....maybe she should start selling what she is on. Just kidding. It is coffee. Lots of it.