Julie Petr serves as the Executive Director for the Pass The Torch For Women Foundation. PTTFW is a not-for-profit organization that embraces the vision of a world where women are more equitably represented at the top leadership of business, organizations and government. Their mission is to create a community that supports building women’s careers through mentoring relationships and leadership development. The Foundation works to provide programming and mentoring resources to women throughout their career lifecycle including underserved female college students. As the Executive Director, Julie is responsible for campaign fundraising, volunteer management, event planning, and managing programing.
Previously, Julie was a Corporate Director for the American Heart Association where for five years she led the Indianapolis Go Red For Women campaign. Go Red For Women is the branch of the AHA that focuses on women’s heart health and Indianapolis hosts one of the top five luncheons in the United States. During her tenure with the AHA, Julie received the Indiana Revenue Generation Award of Excellence in 2014 and the 2012 Rookie Of The Year Award.
Julie lives in Lawrence Township with her husband, Todd, of 27 years and their four children. She is a board member for the Women of Skyline, on the membership committee for the Indianapolis Propylaeum, past president of her Homeowner’s Association and active with her children’s school, book club, and travel.