Julie has over 30 years’ experience in owning and operating various small service-oriented businesses. In addition to start-up development and operations, she has overseen many aspects of running 14 retail stores, was a certified provider for continued education courses, and has self-published a book, selling over 1000 copies.
With a lifelong passion for food and wine, Julie has expanded her knowledge to include coursework in the hospitality industry, receiving several certifications through the WISE Academy. In addition Julie has been an integral part of various food and wine events throughout the valley.
Julie brings to Ackerman Family Vineyards a broad spectrum of experiences with an immense passion for small business development, food and wine, making her a good addition to our team. She will be involved in operations, marketing and manage all our events.