About Julie

I am a serial entrepreneur, blogger, former newspaper columnist, DIY-er, voracious reader, music lover, foodie, wine aficionado, avid party thrower and closet Parrot Head.

Marketing director for the NY State Blues Festival, committee member of Syracuse Area Music Awards.

Guest speaker at the WISE Symposium and Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management on guerrilla marketing tactics for small business.

Former chair of the WISE High Altitude Marketing committee, and former president of the Women Business Owners Connection.

Creator and a contributing columnist for the Post Standard’s “Ask the Entrepreneurs” column for 8 years.

Recipient of the 40 under 40, Women in Business and WISE Distinguished Entrepreneur (now Ann Michel) awards.

Small business owner for 10+ years. Marketing and Promotions manager for a live music venue for 4+.

Slightly ADD.

And I make killer guacamole. 😉


I blog about my DIY and cooking adventures at Live From Julie’s House, and I’ve partnered up with my friend Joanna Jewett to form Red Shoes Black Bag Productions.