Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Julie McReynolds
Julie McReynolds is the National Director of Operations for the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA). In her position, she reports to the Board of Directors and is in charge of overseeing the staff, volunteers, and chapter leaders all over the United States. The mission of NAWMBA is to diversify the workforce and move more women into leadership positions and she does this by creating live and online programming including a National Conference that welcomes a little under 1,000 attendees and corporations that are interested in recruiting NAWMBA members. As a born connector and an astute business professional this position is well suited for Julie.
Julie earned her Masters of Business Administration with a specialization in marketing from Capella University in 2011, and her Bachelors of Fine Arts in 2002 in Media and Performing Arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia.
Previous to her role at NAWMBA, Julie was part of the Evaluation faculty in the School of Business at Western Governors University. In that role, she worked with students that were focused on marketing. Her goal was to help the students achieve their educational goals.
She was also an independent marketing consultant for five years that focused on helping clients create a presence online via website redesigns and social media. She also planned events around product launches focused on achieving the ROI and goals that she and the clients determined before each project.
Julie has worked at several Fortune 500 companies in the marketing and sales department including Xerox and JP Morgan Chase. She excelled at client relations and especially reparing damaged relationships. In 2007, Julie won the JP Morgan Chase Field Sales Trendsetter Award due to her excellent customer service and relationship building skills.
Julie is a native of Nashville and is delighted about giving back to the community. She is a member of Middle Tennessee Society of Human Resources, Tennessee Society of Association Executives, and the Nashville chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA Nashville) which she has served on the board since 2011. In 2012 she was named the AMA Nashville Volunteer of the Year. She has also served on the Marketing committee for Pet Community Center and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. In 2013, she served on the New Member Committee for the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Julie is passionate about volunteering her time to help others. She has served repeatedly as a Project Manager for Hands On Nashville Day, fosters dogs for A Place To Bark and Big Fluffy Dogs animal rescues, mentors young professionals, and speaks at area colleges to students on personal branding. Previous to joining the staff at NAWMBA she was on the Board of Directors for the Nashville Professional Chapter.