Julia joined the Wellstone team in 2017 as the Finance Manager. Julia has a master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Hamline University, a B.A. in Economics from the University of Minnesota, and a B.S. in Accounting from Colorado State University—Global Campus. Before joining Wellstone, Julia spent time in the fields of environmental restoration and alternative transportation, working in finance, HR, and nonprofit operations. Julia gets excited about creating and maintaining effective and efficient financial systems for nonprofits, ensuring that organizers and activists can have the greatest impact in their work. Julia is also a board member with Our Streets Minneapolis (formerly Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition), and a contract accountant with Mizna, an Arab American Arts organization.
Living car-free lets Julia have plenty of time for biking, walking, and just being outside to access public transit. When not working or biking, Julia enjoys training for marathons, rock climbing, reading, and spending time with their two senior cats.