Julia Watthey

Director of Communications



Julia specializes in strategic communications and has national and international success managing and leading political campaigns, corporate strategic communications and direct lobbying efforts for over 500 politicians, public, private, non-profit and faith-based organizations. Also recognized as a brand management leader, Julia was most recently vice president of a Los Angeles-based communications firm, specializing in high-level advocacy initiatives, Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligence technologies PR, and corporate leadership strategies. Julia developed and shepherded a Kaiser Permanente CEO to best-selling author status and guided countless CEOs, politicians and C-Suite executives in their public goals and campaigns. Julia served simultaneously as Director of Communications and speechwriter for the governor and first lady of the U.S. Virgin Islands, speechwriter and press attaché for the Governor’s Cabinet, and supervising authority for 28 government departments’ policy and communications efforts. She was asked by U.S. Senator Harry Reid to serve as Executive Director of the Nevada State Democratic Party and has been integrally involved in every presidential campaign since 1988.