Julie Henderson has years of experience in fundraising and business development specializing in corporate sponsorships, events, and donor cultivation. An advocate and caregiver by nature, she began her professional life at the age of 19 by providing wound care for pediatric and adult burn patients at the University of Kansas hospital. Upon moving to the San Francisco Bay Area she studied wine which led her to several entrepreneurial endeavors focusing on event marketing, corporate communications, and project management. She has worked with both nonprofits and corporations on strategic giving and has collaborated with notable organizations such as the Smithsonian National Zoo, Google, Make-A-Wish Foundation, The Humane Society, and Brain Injury Network. She is currently the Director of Development for Fred Finch Youth & Family Services, a nonprofit with a 129-year history of serving vulnerable youth and families in California.