OUR SPEAKER IS JULIE HARRELSON
What is the entrepreneurial mindset and why is it important? Julie Harrelson will share some stories of her journey as an entrepreneur and discuss key elements for success in any venture whether it’s life, family, work or a new venture. Expect to leave this conversation with a few tools to assess your current situation, a few life hacks to improve the quality of your everyday, and a sense of what is possible in your own life and work.
Julie Harrelson is an entrepreneur and investor. She has held multiple executive roles in design, technology, and venture funding and founded Cascade Angels Fund in 2013. In 2019, Harrelson launched Cascade Seed Fund with business partner Robert Pease in 2019. Cascade Funds have invested over $7M in 37 investments since 2014 that employ over 200 people and generate over $50 million in revenue in the region.
Known for her sense of humor, ability to manage a crowd and knowledge of global trends, Harrelson speaks, emcees and moderates at international and regional events.
The Center for Women’s Leadership 2018 Bolstering Community Awardee, the Bend Chamber of Commerce 2017 Woman of the Year and a 2014 Woman of Influence Award winner, her board service includes EDCO, the Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator, the Board of Advisory Directors of the Central & Eastern Oregon Region of U.S. Bank, and the honorary council of the Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University.