Julie pioneered the patented analytical methods that are the core of Ignite Sales’ groundbreaking technology. Her diverse engineering and management experiences have fueled her expertise in making complex data understandable and actionable for business decision-making. Prior to founding Ignite, Julie was general manager for Aviall Inc., where she oversaw process improvement at the $800 million aircraft services company. Previous to this role, Julie served as a management consultant at Deloitte where she led a variety of business process improvement engagements in the banking, manufacturing and utilities industries. Julie began her career at U.S. Steel as a technology implementation engineer, where she led development of a modeling system to optimize factory yield that resulted in multi-million dollar annual profits. Recently honored as a top North Texas Women in Technology, Julie has a gift for making the complex seem easy and she uses those skills in her community work whether mentoring young entrepreneurs or teaching first grade Sunday school.
Julie earned a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from Lafayette College and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.