Julie Niehoff is a speaker, author and marketing leader with significant experience in adult education. She was named a top small business influencer in 2011 by Small Business Trends Magazine and was invited in 2014 by Arianna Huffington to be a contributor for The Huffington Post.  She writes regularly about small business, nonprofits, marketing, social media, technology, growth strategy, local business, the arts and more.

Julie is the former Director of Education for Constant Contact, Inc. playing a key role in developing the company’s successful education program across the US, in Canada and in the UK since 2006. Julie has personally coached more than 100,000 small business and nonprofit professionals in live, classroom workshops since 2006 while working to scale the company’s reach by managing curriculum development and training 200+ authorized local experts, who collectively taught more than one million people over the past five years in free, live, local classes.

Niehoff served on the board of Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations from 2009-2013; served on the Marketing Communications Committee for the Association of Fundraising Professionals International in 2011 and continues to serve on the Marketing Committee for Boys and Girls Clubs of the Austin Area, starting in 2012.Julie lives in Austin, Texas and is a mother of three. Her husband of 20+ years is a producer and popular blues musician. Niehoff studied Music at The University of Texas at Austin on a full scholarship for Vocal Performance and is currently enrolled in graduate studies for Marketing Management at the Harvard Extension School.