Julie Holunga is a certified executive coach working primarily with leaders in professional services, non-profits, and small organizations. She is a sounding board for emerging and current leaders who want to take control of their careers. Julie works with professionals to clarify how they communicate, effectively spend their time, influence others, make decisions, hold themselves and others accountable, ultimately leading their organizations to excel. Through their work together, clients elevate their careers and ultimately bring more value to their colleagues and organizations. She is the Founder of Chinook Executive Solutions, a training and coaching firm based outside Denver, CO.
Julie’s career has always involved coaching a diverse group of high-level individuals looking to impact change. At The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College, she worked with senior leaders at Fortune 500 corporations to develop, implement, and improve corporate citizenship initiatives. Following her work at The Center, Julie served as the project manager for Alumni Career Services at Harvard Business School focusing on the careers of alumnae. She built relationships with leaders at Wall Street firms leading the efforts to advance women into positions of leadership, and advised alumni in career transition. Julie started her career working at Harvard University in the Capital Gifts group, assisting high-net worth alumni impact change.
Julie received her Bachelor’s degree in French Literature and Economics at Union College, and her MBA from Boston College. She spent seven of her formative years living and attending school in France, India, and Hong Kong. Julie and her family moved from Boston to Calgary, Canada and have now settled in just outside Denver, Colorado. In her spare time, Julie skis and competes in triathlons.