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 assigned to the Atlanta office. This role includes responsibility for project management leadership of all of PDSI's initiatives required to achieve innovative solutions and to provide the highest level of service to support our hospitality owners, investors, and operators. Her firm grasp of hands-on project management in conjunction with an acute understanding of our client's project goals and objectives underscores Ms. Rivera's talent and experience to prove her success and leadership needed to face the toughest project challenges. With over 50 projects representing over $300 million in improvements, Ms. Rivera is one of the most sought after Project Directors in the business.
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 project 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 project managed the multi-phase World of Disney rehab in Orlando, FL and worked closely with Hasbro, Inc. to create the retail location for "Once Upon a Toy" project.
Ms. Rivera graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree and a minor in Marketing from the University of Phoenix. Julie and her husband Tony are avid golfers and when not spending time on the golf course, they are also parents to 3 rescue dogs.