Julianne graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1996 with a B.A. in International Studies and a minor in Psychology. She has primarily worked in finance as a stock broker, corporate trainer, compliance officer, then manager. In 2002, she also received certificaton from Rising Spirit Institute of Health as a Neuromuscular Therapist, subsequently managing her own massage therapy practice.
Julianne graduated from Candler School of Theology in May 2010 with a Masters in Divinity, concentrating in Leadership and Community. She has recently been called as the full-time Lifespan Minister to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Julianne's interests include writing, engaged spirituality, gardening, and playing games. She is a published writer, game designer, and poet. She and her husband Karl enjoy collaborating on creative projects. The whole family - including their two sons - enjoy the outdoors, finding new adventures, and nerdy pursuits such as boardgames, video games, and reading books.