Director of KCMO Operations | Vice President Julie Pierce blends hard work, passion, and integrity. As the director of operations for Henderson’s Kansas City office, Julie leads an engineering team that focuses primarily on sports & recreation, higher education, and corporate markets. With more than 22 years of experience at Henderson, Julie’s avid support for the engineering profession as well her colleagues does not go unnoticed. Not only does she wear several hats in her field, but Julie is one of those individuals who will stop by each of her employees’ desk to offer help. In addition to being a hands-on leader, Julie serves in numerous capacities within the industry the industry through teaching, mentoring, and advising both students and professionals. Specifically, Julie enjoys sharing her experiences and expertise with young individuals who have an enthusiasm for STEAM education through numerous volunteer efforts from serving as a board member on Henderson’s Empow[her] women’s group to mentoring children at Future City middle school to championing Henderson’s Junior Engineering Day. She is currently on the executive committee and the Business Attraction & Retention Committee for the Downtown Council of Kansas City and is a member of both IESNA and USGBC.