Julie is responsible for institutional business development activities in North America and Europe in both agriculture and timber. In addition, she is directly involved in supporting new product and channel development initiatives at HNRG. In this role she is responsible for collaborating and partnering with the global team of sales professionals at John Hancock and Manulife to proactively develop new business opportunities targeting multiple channels and geographies. Prior to joining HNRG, Julie was Director of Agriculture at Conservation Resource Partners. Before joining Conservation Resource Partners in 2017, Julie was the Product Strategist for Timber and Agriculture at Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo, LLC where she was involved in the development of both timber and agriculture strategies as well as client relationship management and business development with the firm’s Renewable Resources Group. Julie previously served as an independent consultant in the agricultural investment space and was also a Portfolio Manager with Hancock Agricultural Investment Group, where she served in a number of roles from 1989-2005. Julie holds BA in English from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She is a CFA® charterholder and is registered with John Hancock Distributors LLC holding Series 7 and 63 licenses.