As a member of the Development team, Julia manages the process of developing and submitting our grant applications and reports and contributes to donor stewardship activities. Julia is a native of Lexington, Kentucky and first came to Colorado to work for Creede Repertory Theatre. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a B.S. in Cognitive Studies and Spanish, and a Master’s in Theological Studies.
Things You May Not Know:Hometown: Lexington, KY
College: Vanderbilt University / Vanderbilt Divinity School
Major: Cognitive Studies and Spanish / Master’s of Theological Studies
Favorite Children’s Book: Winnie the Pooh
Favorite Thing About Life In Colorado: I love how strong the call of the great outdoors is here! I didn’t camp (or at least enjoy camping) until I moved here and now I dream of getting a tent.
Biggest Pet Peeve: Loud gum chewing!
Best Thing About Working At The Children's Campaign: The way we care for kids is so holistic – it’s not just about one aspect of childhood, but all the things that improves each child’s chance to be as magical as they dream.
Most Likely To Be Found On A Slow Friday Afternoon: Out in my hammock reading a good book
Favorite Colorado Getaway: Creede!
Favorite Sports Team: The US Gymnastics Team at the Summer Olympics
Proudest Accomplishment: In college I was part of Dance Marathon and lead a team that designed a new DJ competition as a fundraiser. I didn’t know anything about DJ-ing but it was such a fun night raising money for the children’s hospital at this event!
Night Owl or Early Bird: Night Owl
Thing You Can’t Live Without: My puppy, Bear!
Favorite Book: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
Talent You Would Most Like To Have: Ballet – that takes so much discipline.
Favorite Bumper Sticker: Witches parking. All others will be toad.
Word Or Phrase You Most Overuse: “What a dream! / What a treat!”
Thing That Makes You Stand Out From Others: I’m always singing, often dancing, usually smiling, and regularly laughing. My dimples get a workout every day!
Your Motto: “You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars.” – Max Ehrmann, Desiderata