Julie has been with The Hechtman Group since October 2015. She began as a part-time receptionist and administrative help until October 2017 when she accepted a full-time position doing tax assembly and in 2022 she was promoted to Senior Administrative Assistant. As a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Interior Design, she worked in that industry for 15 years prior to staying home to raise her family. Along with her design experience, she has worked in promotional marketing and showroom management. Julie and her husband Bill live in Wilmette and have 2 college-age kids, Grace and Jack. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and especially loves visiting her kids at their schools in Vermont and Iowa.