Julie Kirchner is excited to join Powerhouse Planning as a freelance writer.

In the six wonderful years Julie has been a Coast Guard spouse, she has successfully navigated three major moves and lived overseas in England for three years.

In her professional life, Julie is passionate about making an organization a great place to work. She is an organizational development specialist with over seven years of experience as a corporate trainer, website and social media coordinator, and project manager for a nonprofit healthcare organization.

Julie is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she earned a B.S. in Psychology, M.S. in Management, and graduate certificate in New Venture Creation from the UF Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI).

She currently lives on Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, Washington, with her husband, Nate, three-year-old son, Ewan, and the world’s most lovable Labrador, Charlie. In her free time, Julie enjoys volunteering, running, and being outdoors with her family.