Julie Judson has been working at Citi Performing Arts Center for three years and currently serves as the Manager of Institutional Advancement. Julie works closely with Citi Center’s Board of Directors and Overseers, cultivates and stewards companies who are members of the Corporate Leadership Program, and plans and implements fundraising special events. Working closely with the Development team at Citi Center, she launched the Metropolitans, Citi Center’s young professionals group in January 2013. Julie now manages the program and develops strategies for how to engage young professionals in Citi Center’s non-profit mission. The Metropolitans has grown to 200 active members to date and continues to evolve.
Prior to her work at Citi Center, Julie worked at her alma mater, Brandeis University, with the President and his team on major gifts to the University. In addition to her professional work, Julie is involved with the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s ONEin3 Council as a team leader for the 2015-2016 Council, and served on the Council from 2013-2014. Julie was named among the inaugural honorees for the 2014 ONEin3 Impact Awards for her work with the Metropolitans. Her involvement with ONEin3 and her experience developing the Metropolitans program has led Julie to develop a deep passion for and focus on Millennial giving. She is able to channel this passion through other volunteer efforts with the Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) Dewey Stone Kadimah Leadership Committee, a grant-making body that awards Boston organizations looking to engage Jewish young adults through innovative programming with funds to do so. Julie is a graduate of the Intelligent.ly Exchange Program, a leadership development program for new managers. She is also pursuing her Master’s in Arts Administration at Boston University part-time, and will be earning her degree in May 2015. When she’s not at work or in school, Julie can be found dancing with a local professional company, Jazz Inc. Dance, going to museums and shows, hosting dinner parties, cooking, reading, and exploring Boston