Julie Hashagen was a founding partner and former Director of Operations for Enspire Energy, LLC, a local gas marketing company. The company quickly grew and won the fastest growing woman owned company in the US. Her professional roles include strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, commodity trading, portfolio management and Human resources work. She has served on several boards, as well as served as an ombudsman for the US Navy. Julie is the proud mother of 3 adult sons. She is also engrossed in the arts community. She is an avid photographer and home designer. Her work has been featured in local museums, galleries, and magazines.