Julie LairdJulie brings 18-plus years of marketing experience to Team Rutkowski. She expertly handles all aspects of the firm’s marketing, including the creation and implementation of marketing plans, objectives, policies, procedures, and budgets. Julie’s understanding of the creative process, strong analytical skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously allows her to bring every project, regardless of media platform, from the conceptual stage to fruition. She takes particular pride in organizing and overseeing the firm’s educational workshops.

Julie earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Michigan State University. She has lived in Michigan all of her life except for a 6-year “exile” when her husband’s job took her to Northern Virginia. Julie has been married for 21 years. She is the proud parent of two children and a Goldendoodle named Maxx Jr. In her free time, Julie enjoys walks with Maxx Jr. and spending summer weekends with her family at Harsen’s Island on Lake St. Clair.