Born and raised in New York City, Julia has seen how neighborhoods have evolved. A graduate of The Chapin School, she went on to Middlebury College earning suma cum laude honors. Fluent in French, Julia moved to France, where she earned her MBA at INSEAD.
For 25-plus years, Julia has excelled in finance, media and public relations at such firms as New Line Cinema, the Tribeca Film Festival, Needham & Company, Arthur Anderson, TV Food Network, and Spy magazine. Her ability to understand clients’ requests and needs within the broader framework of their goals allowed her to plan and execute the best course for success. A results-driven self-starter, Julia ran her own strategic marketing firm Kay Media LLC for 8 years.