Julie has over 30 years of IT management experience and has worked in various management capacities at Leidos supporting the Entergy account for the past 16 years. She is currently the IT Projects Director, responsible for overall project execution, customer satisfaction, and championing continuous process improvements with our client. Prior to her role as Projects Director, Julie was a Customer Service Manager and Project Portfolio Manager on the Entergy program. One of the biggest challenges in all of these roles is balancing the daily tactical issues with the strategic issues that will ultimately ensure Leidos’ continued long term success at Entergy.
In addition to utilities experience, Julie also has IT experience in the healthcare industry. Julie was the Director of Technical Services at Ochsner Medical Foundation for about 3 years when Ochsner made the decision to outsource its IT infrastructure support to Systems Management Specialists, who was eventually purchased by Marconi. As an employee of SMS/Marconi, Julie worked on the Ochsner account for several years and eventually assumed account and project management roles for a variety of other customers.
Julie attended Loyola University in New Orleans, LA, where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science with a minor in Business Administration. She has been an Executive Mentor for the Loyola College of Business for the past 10 years.
Julie earned her Master of Business Administration from Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business in New Orleans, LA, while working full-time at Lykes Bros. Steamship, which is where she began her Information Technology career.
In her free time, Julie enjoys playing tennis, doing pilates, and most importantly, spending time with her husband, four stepdaughters, and dog.