Partner, Human Capital
Julia is responsible for providing leadership and oversight on all activities related to human capital management, organizational design and development, culture and change management initiatives for Huron Capital and its portfolio of operating companies.
Julia has an extensive background in human capital management, having worked in profit and non-profit, union and non-union, manufacturing, automotive, advertising, and publishing. Most recently, Julia was the Chief People Officer at North American Bancard. Throughout her career, Julia has been recognized with a number of leadership awards, including: 2019 Vistage Soaring Eagle, 2017 American Society of Employers (ASE) Top HR Executive of the Year, 2018 Golden Bridge Award for Best National HR Department, and 2015 Michigan SHRM HR Professional of the Year.
Julia received her Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior from the University of Michigan, Flint. She is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR), and is a Certified Professional (CP) through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Julia currently serves on the Advisory Board for Vista Maria, an organization that seeks to foster restorative relationships and deliver innovative care, treatment, and education so that vulnerable youth and families believe in their worth, heal, and build the skills for success. Past board positions have included: President of the Detroit Society for Human Resource Management, board member of Hatch Detroit, and Chapter Vice President of ZONTA International (dedicated to international human rights for women).
Fun Fact About Julia
An avid golfer, during Julia’s employment at Callaway Golf in California, she took weekly lessons at the R&D facility “on the clock” and she and her husband installed a four-hole putting green in their backyard. She is also a wine connoisseur who makes an annual pilgrimage to Napa Valley.