Vice President Julie Pierce blends positivity, diligence, and integrity in everything she does. Whether she’s watching her beloved Kansas Jayhawks, serving as a champion for the development of downtown Kansas City, or stopping by a colleague’s desk to offer help with a lighting question, Julie exudes passion. A vice president with more than two decades of experience with Henderson, she was elevated to business unit leader after a successful tenure as director of operations in our downtown Kansas City office. Julie has a knack for bringing people together for a common cause and building a team. It only makes sense that she has a passion for athletics and has made her mark in the sports and recreation market. And it doesn’t stop there. She also features extensive higher education and corporate experience. Committed and caring, Julie is devoted to providing the best solutions for her clients. A natural collaborator who is constantly encouraging others, Julie helps everyone around her raise their game. In 2018, she was the recipient of the Groundbreaking Leadership STEMMy Award from Central Exchange and earned a spot in the prestigious Kansas City Business Journal Women Who Mean Business class. Never afraid to run with an idea or find new ways to inspire others, we’re fortunate that the light bulb is always going off in Julie’s head.