Julie L. Brown is SVP / CFO of The YMCA of Greater Seattle. She is responsible for finance, accounting, risk management, and information services. She has over 20 years of experience leading organizations, including Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty and The Motley Fool, in senior financial and operating roles. During her two-year tenure at the Y, she restructured her division to better serve internal and external customers, and oversaw the acquisition of Powerful Schools, a nonprofit organization.
Julie holds an MBA in Finance and Investments and a B.A. in Radio / Television from The George Washington University in Washington, DC, where she was also the point guard and captain of the women’s basketball team.
She is a certified public accountant, certified financial manager, and certified management accountant.
An author of two short stories, she is currently in the final stages of completing her first novel and already busy writing the sequel.