With more than two decades of experience in corporate and government communications, Julie is passionate about helping businesses connect with employees so they can achieve strategic goals. As a Senior Manager at Gagen MacDonald, she brings excitement, candor and a high say-do ratio to her client relationships. A genuine love of people and communication, as well as strong interpersonal connections with teammates and clients, helps her deliver project success.
Julie has created award-winning internal communication programs and communications; developed annual trainings and workshops; designed and conducted communication audits, engagement surveys and focus groups; led cross-functional teams to improve usability of employee digital communication channels; and shaped programs for employee-to-executive communication.
Her strategic planning and execution experience includes in-person and virtual internal events, such as all-employee town halls, diversity and engagement workshops, leadership summits and innovation sessions; employer branding and recruiting; performance and talent management; office relocations and labor negotiations; diversity and inclusion; employee engagement; M&A; reductions in workforce; and crisis/emergency events.