Julia Sutter served on the Board of Directors for Desert Sky for 2 years prior to becoming the Business Director. She was the board treasurer and chairman of the committees for both the facilities and grants. Julia successfully managed and secured grant funding for the purpose of opening the school. She also has extensive experience in real estate and financials and has over fifteen years of experience as an Escrow Officer and Loan Specialist. Julia also happens to be a master event planner and has managed everything from small quaint dinners to large community events.
She even spent some time working for Bicycling Magazine and planning events throughout the US. She has experience in nonprofit start up and management and helped to start one of the first cyclovia events in Cleveland, Ohio where she is from. Julia has traveled extensively and enjoys experiencing new destinations. She moved back to Bend in 2014 with her daughter, Jade. They enjoy horseback riding, kayaking, camping and spending time exploring all the beautiful mountains and lakes. Julia is very passionate about the Montessori methods and sharing the philosophy with the community.