Julie is the Vice President, Executive Coaching for Toft Group, and leads executive search for CEO, Executive, and Board of Director level positions for customers working within the Life Science and Healthcare High Tech industry.
Julie believes strongly in providing companies with a diverse slate of exceptional talent and has placed C-suite leaders across a range of functions. Julie has worked with organizations of all stages and types, including VC’s, early-stage, and top-tiered organizations. She brings unique value, as she has led global talent acquisition functions for life science companies and understands the internal needs and challenges. She enjoys working with entrepreneurial, high growth companies and has developed trusted partnerships with her clients. Julie has built exceptional management teams and thinks outside the box with talent strategies. Julie has a passion for putting people in the right seats and excels at leading executive search for organizations and coaching individual executives who are in a career transition.
Julie previously enjoyed a 20-year professional career, leading and partnering with US companies’ internal, worldwide human resources efforts, including Life Technologies, Thermo Fisher, and most recently as the Head of Global Talent Acquisitions for NuVasive. Julie’s expertise in strategically developing efficient, streamlined practices to deliver exceptional talent with a focus on diversity has resulted in organizational growth while ensuring shareholder value.
In addition to Julie’s extensive search background, she has developed a coaching and outplacement program for executives in transition to ensure that those seeking a change have a well-planned career search strategy and can navigate today’s job market successfully. Julie is proud of the countless job opportunities that have resulted from her career transition coaching and global executive placement efforts.
Julie has a passion for giving back and authored two workbooks, The Reviving Careers Workbook and The Launching Careers Workbook, which are step-by-step guides to re-entering and initially entering the workforce. She is the President and Founder of JA Talent Partners, focused on advancing women in the workplace, and serves on the board of Access Youth Academy.
Education Julie holds a BA in Marketing from the University of Arizona and is an AIRS Certified Human Resource and Talent Acquisition Professional.