Julie Hinker, Program Coordinator
Julie grew up in Bellevue, NE (Go HUSKERS) and relocated to the Black Hills of South Dakota in September of 2019. While in college, she followed her dream of playing basketball and graduated with a degree in Mass Communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, IA. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Strategic Leadership at Black Hills State University. Before joining the SD CEO team, Julie worked as the Campus Visit and Events Coordinator for BHSU planning events and campus visits for prospective students and their families. She also gained experience working for a professional baseball team in Sioux City, IA where she was in charge of all on-field promotions, sponsorships, community engagement and events.
Outside of work, Julie enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, reading mystery books on her kindle and spending time with her husband, Tyler, and golden retriever, Buddy.