In addition to having an opera-singing background, Julie Peeler is an accomplished market researcher and business strategist with nearly three decades of experience in both the for-profit and non-profit arenas. Her experience includes forging strategic partnerships, encouraging corporate social responsibility and employee volunteerism, nonprofit board development, strategic planning and marketing.
Julie has worked in senior management positions at Americans for the Arts, Arts & Business Council Inc., and J. Walter Thompson and Foote, Cone & Belding, both major international advertising agencies where she developed growth plans for Fortune 500 clients including S.C. Johnson Wax, Kraft Foods, The Kellogg Co., and The Quaker Oats Co., as well as for the U.S. Olympic Committee. Julie holds a BA in journalism from Loyola University of Chicago and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University.
She is currently the Director of (ISC)2 Foundation, which is dedicated to internet safety and security.