Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, Julie Chase founded and led Chase Communications for 20 years before her teams from Washington, DC and San Francisco were acquired by LEVICK, and has now spun out, starting her current company ChasePR, LLC. She brings more than 25 years of experience in media relations and marketing communications services to a diverse corporate client base across multiple industries, including real estate development, healthcare, law, education, consumer, and transportation.
Julie is expert at reputation management, media outreach and training, marketing, crisis planning, public affairs, and events. Deeply committed to civic involvement in both the D.C. and Bay Area communities, she was a founding board member of Leadership High School, a charter school in San Francisco; chaired the board of Enterprise for High School Students – now Enterprise for Youth – which major fundraiser is the San Francisco Fall Antique Show; and was a board member of San Francisco Architectural Heritage, the American Liver Foundation, American News Women’s Club, the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, The Belden Club and Commercial Real Estate Women.
She currently serves on the boards of the V Foundation, CulturalDC, and Choral Arts. She has previously served as a committee member to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, Corporate Committee of the Trust for the National Mall, and the Lombardi Cancer Center, and is a current member of The Economic Club, the Bay Area Council, and the Urban Land Institute.
Julie is a graduate of Georgetown University with a B.A. in international relations, a minor in art history, and a concentration in Spanish. She is a daily runner and art enthusiast.