Julie Peterson is an experienced consultant, project manager and account manager, most recently working for Watson Wyatt Worldwide in the Organizational Development Practice where she also held positions in Account Management and Marketing. During her time there she additionally served as an examiner for the Minnesota Council for Quality’s Performance Excellence Assessment process and as a reviewer for the Greater Twin Cities United Way as part of the open and competitive review process team. Prior to joining Watson Wyatt, she held various non-profit positions in development and marketing including at the Center For Humanitarian Outreach and Intercultural Exchange and the Minnesota Private College Council.
Julie is an active community volunteer. She has supported several local endeavors, including volunteering as a Wish Granter for Make-A-Wish Minnesota, and as Board Members of the Minnesota Valley Humane Society and the Minnetonka Early Childhood and Family Education Advisory Board. At the Blake School, she served as chair of the Parent Association (Highcroft campus ), developer and facilitator for the Racial and Gender Identity Workshop for Parents, served on the Blake Classic Gala Committee and as an Admissions Guide, in addition to leading various other campus activities for students.
She is a graduate of Hamline University (St. Paul, MN) and earned her Masters of Arts and Masters of Public Administration degrees from the University of Utah’s Middle East Center and Humphrey Institutes (Salt Lake City, UT) where she served as a Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow. She enjoys spending time with her family, skiing, running, hiking, travel, reading and watching tennis from the courtside.