Julia Harper is currently the Director of Market Strategy and Execution. She joined NEEA in 2011 to lead the core administrative functions at NEEA, including Finance, Human Resources, IT, Legal and Facilities. Julia’s career began in the energy industry, with 12 years working for a major domestic energy producer. After moving to Portland, Julia transitioned into the high technology industry and spent several years in management and executive roles with Electro Scientific Industries (ESI) and RadiSys. Julia made a career change in 2009, moving into the non-profit realm. Before joining NEEA, she served as the Finance and Administration Director for the YWCA of Greater Portland for two years.
Julia has a Bachelor degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington and a MBA from Southern Methodist University.
In her free time, she enjoys biking, hiking and gardening.