Julie Filizetti

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As a leader in our San Francisco office, Julie focuses primarily on higher education leadership roles in public and private institutions, including presidents, provosts, vice presidents, deans, and directors. She also conducts searches in a range of areas, including academic medicine, training and development, advancement, research, and technology. Since coming to Isaacson, Miller in 2007, she has developed strong relationships with many clients who turn to Julie for her ability to adapt to an organization's needs and grow their leadership capacity.

Julie serves as a member of Isaacson, Miller’s Executive Committee, providing firmwide leadership and governance. Prior to transitioning to the search world, she served as the associate provost for academic affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey and as a fellow of the American Council on Education, the nation's premier higher education leadership development program. She also spent 12 years as a naval officer, rising to the rank of lieutenant commander. Julie is a member of the Willamette University Board of Trustees and has served on advisory boards for Villanova University, Santa Clara University, and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. She is a Menlo College Trustee Emeritus and chaired the board from 2010-2014.

A graduate of Leadership California and Leadership Monterey Peninsula, she is a frequent speaker on how to best prepare for the search process.