There are two important things to know about VP Sr Business Services Julie Spitzack.
One, that just like Summit, she’s passionate about helping small businesses succeed, especially those led by female entrepreneurs. Talk to a small business that’s worked with Julie and you’re likely to hear how she went out of her way to find solutions—no matter what challenges they faced.
And two, that Julie has a reputation for making the complicated seem easy. That comes from years of experience and exceptional communication skills. Julie started her career as a bank examiner with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)’s Chicago Office and honed her lending and management skills at a variety of financial institutions throughout the Midwest. She also has extensive experience working with real estate investors in the residential and commercial markets and earned the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7A Fundamental and Advanced Diplomas issued by the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL). It’s no wonder business members rave about Julie!
A number of local organizations and nonprofits have also benefited from Julie’s skills. She belongs to The Business Forum, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce and previously Wisconsin Women Entrepreneurs and Dane Buy Local. Julie has been a tutor with Schools of Hope and served as a judge for the Madison College Challenge, which is a business plan competition geared towards students. On the non-profit front, Julie is a board member and chair of the finance committee for Community Action Coalition, and she also works with The Road Home, United Way and Junior Achievement.
Julie holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Western Illinois University and received her MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management. After hours, you can find her biking, hiking, cross-country skiing or curling up with a good book.