Julie is a co-founder of The Geyser Group where she combines her civil engineering and real estate experience to lead the team in finding unique commercial opportunities and ensuring the execution of each project. Julie has an extensive network of Austinites she helps with their commercial real estate needs. Prior to The Geyser Group, Julie was the founder and CEO of the engineering firm Avery Environmental Services, and founder and CIO of the successful health and wellness startup UpSpring Baby, which sold to Reckitt Benckiser in 2019. She holds a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Southern Methodist University, and an BS in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M. In her spare time, Julie can be found playing competitive tennis or surfing with her family on Lake Austin and volunteering in Costa Rica. Julie also serves on the Austin Monitor Board and annually takes 20 kids on a mission trip to Costa Rica.