Julie Nesbit joins Whittier Trust Company’s Board of Directors. Julie recently retired from Whittier Trust after serving for 12 years as Executive Vice President and Executive Director of Philanthropic Services in South Pasadena, California.
In addition to Julie’s new position as a Director of Whittier Trust Company, she is a Trustee of the California Science Center, Director of the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation and a director of the USC Marshall School of Business BSEL and Care Harbor.
“Julie was such a valuable member of the team, serving for over a decade as the leader of our philanthropy department. We were sad to be losing her to a well deserved retirement, but thrilled when she agreed to continue on as a member of our board of directors. Working with Julie is an absolute joy, and Whittier Trust benefits from having her around.” - David Dahl, CEO of Whittier Trust
Julie Nesbit joined Whittier Trust with over 30 years of experience in the worlds of financial services and high-tech. Prior to Whittier Trust, she was a Partner with Ernst & Young, LLP for 16 years. At Ernst & Young, she held several operating and leadership positions, working with private and Fortune 250 clients. Before Ernst & Young, she worked for XL/DataComp, Inc. a start-up based in Hinsdale, IL as a District Manager where she was a member of the executive team that took the company public. Her first job was with IBM as a Systems Engineer and Consultant.
Julie grew up in Southern California. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has completed advanced studies at Harvard Business School, as well as at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Julie is married and shares five children with her husband.