Julie Rivera

Project Director

Ms. Rivera is Project Director for the PDSI Atlanta operations group. In this role, she is responsible for leading, developing, and ensuring her department evaluates, defines and controls all aspects of all projects being managed through the Atlanta office. This role includes responsibility for project management and leadership of all of PDSI’s initiatives required to achieve innovative solutions and provide the highest level of service to support our hospitality owners, investors, and operators. Her firm grasp of hands on project management requirements in conjunction with owner’s project goals and objectives underscores Ms. Rivera’s abilities to provide the leadership needed to face the toughest project challenges. With over 50 projects representing over $300 million in improvements, Ms. Rivera has the experience to complete any project with confidence. 

Prior to joining PDSI, Ms. Rivera was an accomplished Retail Planning Manager with more than ten years’ experience in planning and delivering projects for The Coca-Cola Company and The Walt Disney Company. She managed the Coca-Cola Store in Las Vegas, NV and the World of Coca-Cola retail store in Atlanta, GA. Prior to this, Ms. Rivera managed the multi-phase World of Disney rehab in Orlando, FL and worked closely with Hasbro, Inc. to create the retail location for Disney’s “Once Upon a Toy” projects. 

Ms. Rivera graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree and a minor in Marketing from the University of Phoenix.