Julie joined the team at Lake Area Technical College in July 2015 as the Foundation Director and then moved into the role of Business Partner Specialist. In her role, Julie works side by side with industry partners through various workforce development strategies. Julie has worked in collegiate and health care marketing/public relations and Foundation Director roles in Minnesota and South Dakota for more than 25 years. She has taught Political Science courses at a collegiate level for 20 years both on campus and online. Julie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Minnesota, an MS degree in Education from Southwest Minnesota State University and in Political Science from Fort Hays State University in Kansas. Julie and her husband, Eric, have two sons. Drew and his wife, Amie, are both CPAs and live in Rapid City with their son, Jay. Blake and his wife, Mackenzie, live in Sioux Falls with their two daughters, Raya and Miley. Blake is a teacher and coach within the Sioux Falls School District and Mackenzie works in marketing and business development.
Business Partner Specialist