Julie Pedersen received her BA from The Pennsylvania State University in Speech Communication with a minor in Business Administration. She graduated with honors from Fordham University with an MBA in Communication and Media Management and an International Business designation. She is currently the Communications Specialist for SAGE Eldercare in Summit, NJ. Previously in her career, she worked for law firms in the marketing and public relations department, both in Washington, DC and New York City. In her spare time, she sings alto in her church's sanctuary choir, is a local admissions volunteer for Penn State, and serves as the publicity co-chair for Madison Junior School's PTO. She resides in Madison, NJ with her husband and two children.