Julie earned her B.A. in Spanish from the University of Iowa, and she also attended the Universidad de San Sebastián while living in Spain. During her time abroad, Julie became fluent in the language and immersed herself in the culture. After traveling, she became the Director of International Sales for a manufacturing company. She lives in Glenview with her husband and two children. Julie also tutors children in Spanish and math at various age levels. Julie has been with GCCNS since 2011.