Senior Director of Communications, Chief of Staff
As Greentown Labs’ Senior Director of Communications and Chief of Staff, Julia drives the development and execution of the incubator’s overall marketing, communications, and public relations strategy. She leads and oversees the incubator’s events strategy, content creation, social media, and liaises between Greentown Labs and its vast network of strategic partners for all marketing-related activities. In her role, Julia has the unique opportunity to serve as an in-house marketing consultant for Greentown Labs’ 90+ member companies and works to amplify and increase visibility for Greentown Labs and its members. As Chief of Staff, she works closely with Greentown Labs’ CEO and senior leadership team to ensure Greentown Labs has the people, culture, financing, processes and tools to execute against an ambitious growth strategy.
Prior to Greentown Labs, Julia worked at HB, a B2B marketing firm focused on energy and technology clientele. During her time at HB, she helped cleantech and sustainability organizations share their stories through marketing campaigns, messaging and branding, and public relations activities. Greentown Labs was one of Julia’s clients from 2014-2016 before she joined the team full-time in January 2016.
Julia is on the Board of the Somerville Chamber of Commerce and serves on the City of Somerville’s Innovation and Opportunity Lab Advisory Committee which is committed to helping build an inclusive innovation ecosystem in Somerville. She graduated from Quinnipiac University with a degree in marketing and public relations. Julia enjoys running, skiing, sloths, and a good glass of wine. She lives in Somerville with her husband, Steve, and their Rhodesian Ridgeback, Obi.