Julie Bartels

Director of Marketing

In her role as Director of Marketing, Julie brings her years of experience working with local and national brands, as well as background in the architecture/engineering/construction field, to support all in-house marketing goals at Hood Construction. She works closely with the Executive Team and other members of the Marketing and Business Development department on proposals, presentations, lead tracking, brochures, press releases, advertisements, the website and social media presence, and other marketing collateral to successfully promote the Hood brand.

A Florence, SC native, Julie is a 2009 cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. Having made the Midlands her home, she is an active member of the Town of Lexington Virginia Hylton Park Committee, the Town of Lexington Traffic Committee, an SMPS Palmetto Board Member, and is also a 2021 graduate of Furman University’s Women’s Leadership Institute. In addition, she also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Graphic Design at her alma mater when able. An avid equestrian and overall animal lover, when Julie is not at Hood she enjoys riding her horse and enjoying time with her husband, children, and greyhound.