Julie has an instinct for strategy. As an Executive Vice President at SIGNAL, she supports our transportation, technology, and telecommunications practices with a relentless focus on delivering results. Her commitment positions our clients to engage where it matters — with Congressional, Executive Branch, and regulatory decision makers. Julie’s advocacy experience encompasses trade associations, coalitions, Fortune 100 Companies, and local and regional governments.
Prior to joining SIGNAL, Julie provided key support to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, serving as liaison to the Senate and House of Representatives. She oversaw day to day contact with key Congressional offices to manage changes to departmental programs, regulations, and initiatives.
As a Democratic staffer on the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, Julie worked under Chairmen Daniel Inouye (D-HI) and John Rockefeller (D-WV) to research, draft, and negotiate bills from introduction through enactment.
A graduate in political science from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Julie followed her home state senator from Minnesota to Capitol Hill and found her new home in Washington, D.C.