Julie is a native of Columbia, South Carolina and a lifelong Gamecocks fan. She is a member of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society Board of Directors and the Children’s Policy Council of Jefferson County Board of Directors, as well as a member of the Birmingham Track Club Executive Board (Editor, The Vulcan Runner newsletter) and the Junior League of Birmingham. Julie is a past president of the Lenoir-Rhyne University Alumni Association Board of Directors, and she also completed two terms on the University’s Board of Visitors. She was a long time national officer for Sigma Kappa Sorority and currently serves on its bylaws committee. Julie and her family attend St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Julie is an avid distance runner and a weekend soccer mom who enjoys renovation projects, stalking Pinterest, and spending time with her family.