Office Manager

Julie started with BUILD Commercial Construction in July 2020.  She has an extensive career in Administrative and Human Resource roles.  A native of Baton Rouge, Julie attended St. Joseph’s Academy and Louisiana State University where she studied Business Administration.

Julie worked in Administration with the Baton Rouge Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.  There she was involved in maintaining employee records, preparing a procedures and policies manual, planning and scheduling meetings, retreats and strategic planning sessions, as well as assist in preparing budgets.

In order to further her career, she accepted a position with TJM Restaurant Management.  Initially, she was hired as Executive Assistant to the President/CEO and ultimately held the role of Human Resources & Administrative Manager.  In this position, she managed the human resources department as well as overseeing employee benefits, workers compensation, time and attendance, hiring, orientations, implementing an updated facility safety program, handled employee grievances across five states and also dealt with insurance companies and litigation.

Julie was offered the position of Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager with SIMOS Insourcing Solutions with headquarters in Atlanta, GA.  For the next eight years she worked to support the business and operational objectives ensuring exempt level talent needs were met by actively recruiting talent to support the various SIMOS management teams within clients’ facilities.  During that time, she also provided full scope support of HR initiatives for 11 facility locations.

Julie joined BUILD Commercial Construction in 2020 as Office Manager.

Throughout her career, Julie has continued her education with various classes, conferences and seminars:

  • Fisher & Phillips Employment Law Conference
  • Regular and ongoing labor law seminars hosted by local law attorney’s
  • Mastering the Essentials of Human Resources – Rockhurst University Continuing Education
  • Human Resource Management Certificate granted by Louisiana State University Continuing Education

She is also active in and stays up to date with the human resource community with memberships in:

  • Greater Baton Rouge Society for Human Resource Management
  • National Society for Human Resource Management