Julie serves on the executive committee of the board and is immediate-past chair of the San Diego North Economic Development Council. She is also a member of the President’s University Council at California State University San Marcos, which she chaired from 2010-2012. As a Friend of New Haven, Julie also gives her time to help support the residential education program at Vista’s New Haven Youth & Family Services.
Julie directly oversees all aspects of (W)right On Communications’ operations. She manages an account and design team of six and provides account and strategic leadership to all (W)right On Communications’ client accounts drawing on her 20 years of professional communications experience.
Formerly Director of Marketing for a major financial institution ($1 billion in assets under management), Julie brings a broad range of skills from marketing and advertising expertise to internal employee communications to public and media relations. A former radio broadcaster, Julie has embraced new communications technologies including social media and launched the “Social Media Monday” column for the U-T San Diego.
For her professional contributions and community service, Julie was named a 2010 Woman Who Means Business by the San Diego Business Journal, honored as the Fran Aleshire Leadership Award recipient by the alumni of Leadership North County in 2009, and was named a 2006 40 Under Forty honoree by the San Diego Metropolitan.
Julie has a B.A. from the University of British Columbia and a master’s in journalism from the University of Western Ontario. She lives in Rancho Santa Fe with her husband and business partner, Grant Wright, and sons 15-year-old Brandon and 14-year-old Brian.