Julie has been speaking for women, mom’s, and small business audiences for 8 years. As a lifelong learner Julie loves to share the stories and lessons of her life’s journey with vulnerability and authenticity. She and her husband are celebrating 20 years of marriage (backpacking!) and are currently experiencing the delightful unpredictability of parenting two teens and one tween. Oh and the joys of a spazy dog too.  :) 


Speaking Topics for 2017-2018


Photography Tips for Capturing Magical Moments with Any Camera

Mom's don't want to miss a single moment and our mobile devices make that easier than ever! Based on her 7 years of professional family photography and even more years as a mom, Julie will teach you how to capture the magical moments that daily life is made of with practical tips for taking better pictures wow your kids with any camera. She will also share her favorite resources for getting your family's most precious memories off your phone and into something tangible. 



Becoming “Creative” Inside the Boundaries of Your Life

Becoming Creative isn't just for the artist, photographer, writer, musician, etc. Julie is creative in the traditional sense, but her passion is to inspire women to nurture their own life experiences and gifts. Becoming Creative means finding ways to incorporate the things that are meaningful to them within the boundaries of their season, their circumstances and their gifts. Julie inspires her audience to make time for the things that make their soul sing at a level that is realistic and meaningful for their current season.



Use Your Skills and Life Experience to Start a Side Gig

Mom's are often looking for ways to bring in a little extra income or find work that provides some flexibility. Julie uses her experience from 19 years as a small business owner and currently as a Small Business Coach to provide inspiration, practical ideas, questions, and resources for thinking through how to start that side gig. She believes everyone has life experience and skills that could be turned into a business, but not everyone knows where to start.



Ditch Resolutions … It Only Takes One Word

The power of choosing to focus on One Word can change the trajectory of your entire year. Julie shares the why and the how of discerning your One Word through her personal stories of how the Lord has used One Word each year to change her life. (good for January or the beginning of a new season)



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What people are saying

Julie is a passionate and engaging speaker with a wide range of talents and an authentic soul. This makes it easy for her to connect with so many. She inspires people to be better and that is a mark of a good speaker!” – Liz
Julie’s warm and engaging speaking style had us MOPS (Mothers of PreSchoolers) hooked right away. We were all inspired as she encouraged us to embrace what our own type of creative is, and to think beyond traditional definitions of the word. Julie is encouraging, relatable, and inspirational!” – Tricia