November 18, 2021 – Veteran’s Viewpoint: Public Affairs Leader Shares Communication Challenges

Lieutenant Commander Julie Holland, Navy Public Affairs, SCMP.

Succeeding as a communications executive in the U.S. Navy takes more than just expertise and experience. It takes a unique individual with a desire to serve and the courage to lead.

Learn more about Julie Holland’s global career journey and the challenges she’s faced while directing executive communications, media relations, crisis management and employee engagement. Find out why she decided to join IABC, earn her SCMP certification and what motivates her on a daily basis.

Commissioned in the Navy over 14 years ago, Julie Holland started her career as a Surface Warfare Officer, entailing ship driving and warfare tactics, and quickly found herself gravitating towards a different path. Transitioning to Naval Public Affairs, Julie quickly found herself advising senior officers, leading junior sailors, developing strategic communications and more.

Today, as Officer in Charge of Naval Public Affairs Support Element West, she oversees more than 80 officers and sailors and is responsible for preparing these men and women for at sea deployments and to support short notice missions around the world where they are charged with telling the Navy’s story.

Date: Thursday, November 18
Time: 5:45 p.m. (networking) | 6:00 p.m. (program)
Ticket Prices:

  • IABC Member: $10
  • Non-IABC Member: $20
  • Service Member: FREE
  • Student Admission: $5