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Julie Lilliston

Julie Lilliston Communications

Founder & President

Julie Lilliston is Founder & President, Julie Lilliston Communications, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and a Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the Small Business Administration. Julie is an award-winning professional with more than 20 years of experience helping businesses enhance their reputation, build their brand and grow market share.

She cultivated her expertise at global public relations firms Weber Shandwick and MSLGroup. Her work on the GoDirect campaign for the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve Banks earned a PRSA Silver Anvil and PRWeek Award.

Julie founded her company in 2014 and represents clients including DevMar Products, WBEC South, PALCO, Maple Ridge Events, Personalized Payroll Systems and Bryla J Couture Clothiers. In 2019, Julie Lilliston Communications was ranked as a “Top 15 Public Relations Agencies in Nashville” by Up City.

Julie is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and serves on the National Corporate Communications Section Committee. She serves on the board of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Nashville Chapter, as Corporate Partners Chair and Past President. She is a nominee for the 2020 ATHENA Award and a recipient of the Nashville Business Journal’s 2020 Women of Influence Awards.

Julie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio.