March 7, 2022 – Brunswick Group, the world’s leading critical issues advisory firm, today announced that Julie Okada will join as a Partner and Global Head of Learning and Leadership Development on March 15, 2022, based in the New York office.
Julie brings almost 15 years of experience in designing and implementing transformational learning and leadership development initiatives for global organizations. She was a Principal at Triad Consulting Group, where she developed expertise in negotiations and communication to improve leadership capability, organizational culture and team performance. Prior to that, Julie was an Executive Director at Duke Corporate Education and a Talent Management Consultant at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC). She began her career at PwC, where she launched the firm’s gender diversity strategy in Canada.
Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer, said: “I am delighted to welcome Julie to Brunswick. We believe strongly in the critical importance of learning and leadership development in order to accelerate the careers of our people. Julie will be instrumental in pushing these efforts forward further and helping to develop the firm’s next generation of leaders as we continue to grow.”
On joining Brunswick, Julie Okada said: “I’m thrilled to join Brunswick, a firm that is so highly respected for the caliber of its people. I look forward to partnering with exceptional colleagues and developing world-class learning and development programs at this exciting time in Brunswick’s journey.”
About Julie Okada
Julie was a Principal at Triad Consulting Group, where she developed expertise in negotiations and communication to improve leadership capability, organizational culture and team performance. Before that, Julie held several roles, including Executive Director at Duke Corporate Education, where she designed learning and leadership development solutions for global companies across a range of sectors, and Talent Management Consultant at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC). She began her career at PwC, where she launched the firm’s gender diversity strategy in Canada.
Julie received a BSc in Biology and Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management and a Master of Arts in Sociology from Emory University.
About Brunswick Group
Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues and critical stakeholders. Our purpose is to help our clients play their role in the world successfully. We advise on critical issues and critical stakeholders at the center of business, politics and society, and help our clients – the leaders of large, complex organizations – understand and navigate these interconnected worlds. Brunswick is one firm globally, operating as a single profit center. This allows us to respond seamlessly and effectively to clients’ needs wherever they are in the world.
For more information, visit: www.brunswickgroup.com.
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