Project Manager, Julie Stiteler – This position is responsible for carrying out all tasks associated with managing Homeword‘s home development projects; administering contracts, procurement and proposal processes; coordinating and working with the public, the planning office, finance institutions, contractors, consultants and architects. This position assists the Project Development Director in preparing due diligence documents and ensuring Homeword is on track with project timelines and budgets. This position reports to the Project Development Director.
Julie graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Architecture in 1984, and headed to Seattle, where she joined a large architectural firm, eventually becoming an Associate at the firm, managing the design and construction phase services for several large multi-family home development projects, among other types of work. She then headed to the other “side of the counter”, joining the City of Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development where she eventually became a Construction Plan Review Manager, assisting the City’s wide variety of applicants in navigating the building permit application process and getting their construction permits.
Julie returned to Montana and joined Homeword as Project Manager in 2008. She has completed training on Affordable Housing Development provided by NeighborWorks, and became a Certified Tax Credit Compliance Professional by Spectrum in the summer of 2009, and received a Master of Architecture from MSU-Bozeman in the spring of 2009. She received the designation as a Housing Credit Certified Professional by the National Association of Home Builders in 2013. Julie became certified by the National Development Council as a Housing Development Finance Professional.