Prior to joining Arts and Crafts Holdings, Julie was an architectural designer for Poskanzer Skott Architects, in New Jersey. She managed architectural services for a commercial real estate portfolio, which included providing design services for tenants, construction drawings for building permits, and strategies for tenant space allocation. She completed various projects including a multi-phased project for a biotechnology company, an affordable and supportive housing project featuring the adaptive re-use of an existing barn, and a library renovation. Through the NYU Stern Urbanization Project, she worked with the Urban Expansion Initiative for the preservation and creation of public spaces in Valledupar, Colombia. Julie received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University and her Master of Business Administration from the NYU Stern School of Business specializing in Real Estate, Finance, and Strategy.