Julie and I have worked together for years as part of the PRSA Chicago board leadership team. Julie is creative, thoughtful, smart and diligent. Some of the most influential corporate executives have relied on Julie to script and coach them in their public speaking and crisis endeavors, and she has never let them down. I highly recommend Julie for her skill and talent.
Julie is a great strategist and writer. She offers very senior level counsel, then rolls up her sleeves and gets the work done. I also appreciate that she brings the best talent to the table. Perhaps most unique, Winning Presence isn't afraid to tie their programs and counsel to the business results, resulting in a totally accountable environment.
Jason Greenspan, Senior Director, Strategy Execution, Chief of Staff to COO, McDonald's Corporation
Julie is always thinking about my business. She understands how to make the critically important connection between communications and building the business. She’s invaluable!
David Bender, CEO, Re:Think Recycling Group
I can highly recommend Julie. I have always been a "do it yourself" person but I found working with Julie so easy. It is rare to find someone who immediately understands the essence of your message and can skilfully turn that into a memorable speech.
Norma Rosenhain, Chief Executive Officer, Creata
Julie has a great combination of writing talent and business acumen, so she’s a credible advisor to Fortune 50 business leadership.
Richard Ellis, Senior Vice President - Communications and Public Affairs, McDonald’s Canada and President, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada
Julie Schaefer of Winning Presence is an exceptional and multi-dimensional communications strategist and counselor. She is extremely collaborative and has an acute ability to synthesize an incredible volume of information and generate an effective, quality work product that engages stakeholders and helps drive business results. At SunCoke Energy, we have been pleased and impressed with her writing style and creative suggestions.
Anna R. Rozenich, Director – Communications, SunCoke Energy, Inc.
Julie is a dream come true for anyone desiring world class, comprehensive brand communications. Her efficiency, style and integrity are unparalleled in a "need it now" environment. As a senior communications expert I value her as an integral part of our brand team.
Michael Donahue, Partner/Brand Relations Officer, LYFE KITCHEN