Julie Butcher is a Certified Executive Coach and an experienced HR Leader whose clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500s. Her thought-provoking questions, strategic thinking, HR knowledge and sense of humour allow her to connect with all levels within an organization. She has successfully partnered with Executives and leaders in both the private and public sectors as a Coach, Leadership Development Consultant and HR Business Partner.
Julie’s coaching focuses on developing excellence in leaders and building leadership pipelines within organizations. She has coached senior leadership teams and facilitated discussions around team development. She has coached and prepared high-potential talent for next level roles, and has worked with leaders in specific areas such as communications, leadership impact, emotional intelligence, building confidence, transition planning and influence. She is practical, results-oriented and inspiring.
With over 25 years of HR experience, Julie’s consulting focuses on leadership development, talent systems, employee engagement, facilitation and workshop development. She specializes in aligning leadership and HR practices with business strategy.
Prior to her consulting work, Julie was HR Director for EA Sports, a 1600+ employee-based studio of Electronic Arts Inc. She was recruited to EA after pivotal years in an HR role with The Pepsi Bottling Group. She transitioned to the private sector after 16 years in progressive HR roles within healthcare, the last being HR Director for a veterans’ hospital. Her roles have required her to work with executives, leadership teams, frontline managers and employees, unions and employee associations.
Julie graduated with distinction from Seton Hall University with a Masters in Strategic Communication and Leadership. She holds a graduate certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia. She has a PCC designation in coaching and is a member of the International Coaching Federation. She is certified with the Centre for Creative Leadership, Hogan Assessment Systems and Total Strengths Deployment Inventories.