Julie Wheeler is a seasoned Fortune 100 business leader. She has more than 30 years of leadership experience in industrial and medical business sectors. Prior to her role as President Commissioner, she was a General Manager of a Medical Device Business at General Electric (GE).
She has extensive experience in strategic planning, business development and operational leadership. She has experience leading both domestic and global businesses and has lived in Hong Kong and Japan. She was the Co-Leader for GE’s Healthcare’s Women in Commercial Organization.
Julie supports her local Red Lion Community as a member of the BPO Elks #1592. She’s a member of the Women’s Giving Circle and an active member of The Women’s Business Center Organization. She Co-Chairs the Stepping Up Initiative, is a York County Economic Alliance Board Member, and is active in many other community organizations.
In 2021, she was honored with a Community Impact Award from Bro 2 Go, and the York County Economic Alliance as an Elected Official of the Year. Julie was recognized as the 2017 Central Pennsylvania Business Journal, Woman of Influence for Community Achievement.
Julie was born and raised in York County, graduating from Dallastown High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College. She’s a graduate of the Jack Welch Learning Institute and the Anne Anstine Institute for Excellence in Public Service. She holds a patent for silicone adhesive technology.
She and her husband, Michael, are supporters of the Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center and York History Center. They enjoy supporting Downtown York vendors. Julie is a member of the Downtown York Rotary.