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Julia HubbelJulia Hubbel

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Julia Hubbel is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, international professional speaker, seminar leader and prize-winning journalist specializing in the art of communications and supplier diversity. Julia Hubbel

Julia is a disabled, decorated Vietnam Era veteran who served as a journalist and television producer-director in the Army, and Chief of Military Protocol for the Jimmy Carter Presidential Inaugural in 1977.

In 1983 Julia hitchhiked solo around Australia, New Zealand and the Fiji Islands, learned how to fly ultralights and scuba dived the Great Barrier Reef. Her adventures have taken her to explore the great animal parks of Botswana, dive with Great White sharks and travel to other far flung nations such as Thailand to learn languages and cultures. She has skydived 131 times and flown base on a twelve man star skydiving formation. She is a bodybuilder and cyclist, and an avid football fan.

In 1997, Julia created a diverse network of top-level professional women in the American Inland Northwest, using her model for establishing relationships. The Hubbel Group became a voice for professional women from all backgrounds and spun off companies, partnerships and lasting friendships. The remarkable story of The Hubbel Group is profiled in the bestselling book Networking Magic, by authors Rick Frishman and Jill Lublin.

She has spent nearly three decades in senior corporate and consulting positions in the areas of training and organizational development in America, Australia and New Zealand. Her clients include Dell Computer, Southern California Edison, Archer Daniels Midland, Intel, Chevron, Hewlett Packard, Bank of America, Delphi, Cisco Systems, Qwest, Schering Plough, MassMutual, Sodexo, Lockheed Martin, Pfizer,  and Microsoft.

She is the author of WordFood: How We Feed Or Starve Our Relationships, a radically fun new look at how we communicate, and use words as food for each other. The book changes the conversation at work, home and community and raises the emotional quotient of our interactions.

Julia holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications and Public Relations from American University in Washington, DC. She earned her certificate as a Supplier Diversity Professional in 2008.

The Hubbel Group, Inc. is a WBENC-certified woman-owned business.

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