Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales, and Customer Operations
As the SVP of Marketing, Sales, and Customer Operations, Julie leads the marketing, product, and sales strategies for the company’s telecom, cable, and fiber expansion sectors. In addition, Julie has oversight of the company’s customer operations, including the sales and repair contact centers.
Since joining the company in 1998, Julie has progressively taken on roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, she served as the VP of Marketing and Product Development, where she led the company’s fiber expansion projects. Prior to that role she was the director of Consumer Marketing and successfully spearheaded the company’s first out-of-territory fiber overbuild project in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. During her tenure, Julie guided TDS’ first rollout of high-speed internet service in 2000, managed the launch of TDS TV, and was instrumental in developing the "TDS Fiber" marketing strategy.
In addition to her professional responsibilities, Julie is a board member of the American Heart Association (Madison) and an advisory board member of the University of Wisconsin E-Business Consortium; she also volunteers with Heart to Heart Experiences and serves on the Board of Directors. In her free time, Julie enjoys running, traveling, and hiking, especially in our National Parks.
Julie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Mundelein College in Illinois, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.