Julia Oulton is a natural leader with a talent for making connections and building lasting partnerships for her clients and customers. Having built successful businesses for herself and others, Julia has leveraged her consultative sales, strategic planning and negotiating abilities to assist her clients and their teams with entering new markets and securing deals. Julia began her business career with IBM at the time when they were expanding in the new era of PCs. She excelled as a sales associate and was promoted into successive leadership roles throughout the ten years she was with the company. During the 20 years that she has run her own consulting business, Julia has worked with clients in a variety of industries, from IT and other technologies to the nutrition and health care industry and the not-for-profit sector. Now this dynamic senior business strategist has turned her attention to the role of TEC Chair for Small Business and CEO groups.