Julie joined FirstMerit Corp as Executive Vice President, Retail in January 2007. Her background includes more than 20 years in business with over 10 focused in banking. Her experience includes retail banking, sales, strategy, finance, real estate development, marketing and operations. Before joining FirstMerit Corp, Julie served as Senior Vice President and CFO, Retail Strategy and Development for Washington Mutual in Seattle, WA.
Julie graduated first in her class from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University with degrees in Finance and Economics. She has been very active in various non-profit and community organizations throughout the U.S. and is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma and Phil Beta Kappa organizations as well as HIAA.
Julie resides in Westlake with her four sons.