Julie is the manager and Digital Brand Specialist for the Sentinel Digital agency. She helps businesses grow by building and maintaining websites, working with a business to manage their social media strategies, and takes care of any other digital details a business might need. She consults with sales reps and businesses on digital strategy and generally tries not to cause too much mayhem.
Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Secondary Education from Berry College in Rome, Georgia.
Julie grew up in Georgia and made her way west via Florida, Texas, Maryland and upstate New York. She was a high school teacher for four years before turning to curriculum writing, which she still does in her spare time.
When she’s not clicking keys on her keyboard, Julie enjoys being outdoors. She skis, mountain bikes, camps, backpacks and occasionally stops long enough to sit down and just enjoy the views.
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