A recognized leader and innovator in the promotional products arena, Julie founded Progressive Promotions more than 20 years ago with an eye equally focused on growth and client service. Today, her business has grown exponentially, and her company has the contracts for leading brands such as American Express, Ogilvy, Avis, Panasonic, Kraft Foods, ADP, Baxter Healthcare and more. She is a trusted creative advisor and resource. Julie is an entrepreneur who is passionate about giving back, and for six years, has served as a director of the board of the Specialty Advertising Association of New York. She was a mentor in the Count Me In, Make Mine a Million Program, and serves on the boards of Girls Learn International, Women’s Business Enterprise Council Governing Group and the Fire Island Synagogue. She is a member of the Women President’s Organization. Progressive Promotions is listed on Crain’s Business Top 25 women owned companies in the NY area.