Executive Vice President & Partner
Development Counsellors International (DCI)
Julie is an Executive Vice President and Partner at Development Counsellors International (DCI), an economic development marketing firm based in New York City. Since joining DCI in 1994, Julie has worked with dozens of economic development organizations around the globe to help them position their communities for investment through integrated and creative marketing programs. With clients ranging from Dothan, Alabama to San Diego, California and everywhere in between, Julie’s passion for “place marketing” has resulted in award-winning campaigns.
Articles about her client communities have appeared in media such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek and CNN.
Julie’s approach to building integrated marketing campaigns starts with a strategic mind and a strong understanding of how to advance the reputation, generate results, and build relationships in each community in which she serves. This approach has positioned Julie as a well-respected place marketing thought leader across both the U.S. and Canada.
Julie is a frequent speaker and facilitator for economic development marketing and media workshops around North America, with an expertise in topics ranging from marketing your community for investment, talent attraction, branding, and harnessing the power of social & digital media for communities.