Julie is responsible for strategic oversight for all marketing & communications for GAP Innovations and GAP Foundation, as well as oversight and administration for GAP Foundation programs, including Acti-v8 Your Brain and the Citizen Scientist Award® programs. She previously worked for the Alzheimer’s Association, overseeing national programs including safety, online education, e-commerce and fulfillment and online social networking. She also served as primary liaison to the dementia care industry, managing engagement opportunities for more than 17 active national accounts. She has a B.A. degree in Communications & Journalism from Michigan State University and an M.A. in Political Science and Public Policy from University of Illinois-Chicago.