Julia Becker CollinsJulia has more than 12 years of experience in marketing, event planning, and fundraising in the corporate and nonprofit world, including strategy and implementation of inbound and outbound marketing, national trade shows, public speaking, social-media management, direct marketing, Salesforce administration, and website creation. Prior to joining Vision Advertising, Julia was the Director of Marketing at Boston Color Graphics, a full-service marketing firm that specializes in fundraising marketing solutions for nonprofits across the U.S. Previously, she worked with notable nonprofits in the Boston area where she focused on communications strategy and implementation, public relations, fundraising events, capital campaigns, major gifts, and restructuring departmental systems. She has an MPA from Framingham State University and a BA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She was awarded the Distinguished Alum Award by the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Women, Gender, and Sexuality Department in May 2016.

Julia is also the Founding President and Co-Founder of the MetroWest Women’s Network, a group of local ambitious women that work together to meet their goals. Started in May 2016, they have grown to more than 1,800 members. The Network is comprised of an active online community and monthly offline events that support local women-owned businesses, and offers networking opportunities for women at all stages of their careers.

When she’s not leading Vision Advertising’s marketing operations team, she can be found taking a spin, barre, or yoga class, running, listening to one of the many podcasts in her queue (such as current favorite Reply All), volunteering with one of her alma maters, or spending time with family.