Julie was born and raised in Pleasant Valley, New York. After graduating high school, she obtained her certifications in firefighting and Emergency Medical Technician. Julie worked in commercial EMS and volunteered as a firefighter/EMT in NY state for over 10 years, holding the office of EMS Lieutenant for 5 of those years. She moved to Virginia in 2013 and obtained her Virginia and National Registry certification as an EMT. Julie has been a member of the Spotsylvania Volunteer Rescue Squad since 2013 and has held the position of First Lieutenant since 2015. She began working for KidMed in February of 2016 and currently resides in Fredericksburg, VA.