Bibliophile, Oxford comma enthusiast, and KPS3 fantasy football champion.
Julia joined KPS3 in 2011 and currently acts as the company’s director of research. She works closely with our leadership, account, creative, and digital teams to plan and guide research projects of all shapes and sizes. From surveys and focus groups to competitive research and website analytics, she ensures that each research program KPS3 implements is unique to the client’s needs and goals.
Julia’s passion for research (and a more unsettling passion for the Muppets) exudes through her office walls. On a typical day, Julia can be found wearing her Kermit the Frog headphones, singing to herself, and working furiously on anything from survey analysis to a web analytics report. There is also a good chance a cup of coffee will be nearby.
A Reno, Nev. native, Julia absconded with her one true love, Mark Twain, to Washington and graduated from the University of Puget Sound with her B.A. in English Literature, an experience that helped her hone her (nearly superhuman) critical thinking, analytic, and writing skills.
In college, Julia volunteered as an advocate for the Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County and now spends her free time assisting the Committee to Aid Abused Women as a member of their Board of Directors. In 2012, she co-founded Reno Wired with fellow KPS3’ers Jenna Hubert and Kevin Jones. It’s an awesome event that brings local designers, writers and developers together to help rebrand a nonprofit in 24 hours, from tip-to-tail, start-to-finish, logo-to-launch.
Julia finds inspiration in strong women (the stronger, the better), libraries (public and iTunes alike) and handwritten notes (preferably those found on the inside of a used book). She’s fueled by good coffee, a night of board games with friends and the burning desire to win an at-home cook-off (we’re still pulling for you, Julia).