Executive Director - Disability Solutions

In her role as Senior Consultant, Julie leads implementation of programs and solutions with Disability Solutions’ clients. She supports the build and deployment of strategic solutions by first assessing current outreach, hiring, and retention systems, policies, and processes, which impact a company’s ability to successfully engage and retain qualified jobseekers with disabilities.

Julie and her team work with numerous Fortune 1000 brands including PepsiCo, Synchrony, Medidata DB Schenker, American Express, Aramark, and many others.

Julie is also a person with a disability. She is actively managing multiple mental health disabilities.

Julie is the cohost of the Crazy and The King podcast – a real take on diversity, equity and inclusion in our everyday lives. She regularly speaks at state and national conferences and provides training on compliance and disability inclusion to a variety of audiences. Julie has her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Indiana University. She lives in Columbus, Indiana with her husband, three children, and their dogs.

PRESENTATION:
Faster, Stronger, Better: Frito-Lay Expands the ACT Brand to Attach, Hire and Retain Talent with Disabilities