Ms. Julie Springer- Holmes
Julie Springer-Holmes graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree in English and Mass Communications in 1999. She is currently the Communications and Public Relations Strategist for Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia. Prior to this position she was the Director of Communications for the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) and the Texas FAIR Plan Association in Austin.Julie also serves as an advisor to ID.CREATIVE; Austin’s only virtual public relations and digital media marketing agency she founded in 2011.
The agency provides strategic public relations and digital marketing services to lifestyle clients.She began her career in radio at LBJS Broadcasting (now Emmis Austin) working as a Promotions Assistant then Promotions Director for KLBJ-AM. In 2004, Julie moved to the Middle East where she held a slew of public relations positions for some of the world’s most high-profile oil and gas companies, including three years in Baghdad, Iraq, with Halliburton. In 2007, Julie, working with a team of marketing strategists, won the American Marketing Award and the Public Relations Society of America’s Bronze Quill Award for the re-branding and re-positioning of Shell Oil subsidiary, Shell Energy North America. She was also the first American woman to lead a team of public relations strategists for Saudi Aramco in 2008.