Julie is an accomplished executive with extensive experience in human resouces and business consulting. She joins Direct Energy Business from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield based in Pittsburgh. In her role, she led strategic people and organizational planning, talent review and succession planning. She also played an instrumental role in preparing the business for transformative organizational change resulting from health care reform. Previously, she spent 12 years at H. J. Heinz as a trusted business advisor to senior leaders, aligning people strategy with business strategy to grow the company’s revenue and profit.
”I am very excited to be a part of the next chapter in the Direct Energy Business growth story,” she says. ”I have felt very welcomed in the short time I’ve been here. Great people who want to win are what make great companies, and Direct Energy Business is a great company.”
Maura Clark, President of Direct Energy Business adds: “Julie’s focus on attracting quality talent to a company that is dedicated to their professional growth is one of the keys to helping achieve Direct Energy Business’ growth goals. We have already seen some results of her hard work and creative ideas. Direct Energy Business is lucky to have her on board.”