Julie Yusim is the Director of Marketing for Duxler Complete Auto Care, the largest family-owned chain of auto repair shops on Chicago’s North Shore. Since joining the company in 2010, Julie has dramatically increased the company’s customer base through a dynamic networking campaign. She has also revitalized the company’s image and visibility with a rebranding strategy, and has implemented new marketing tactics encompassing: a tailor-made customer relations management system; advertising; internet and social media; public relations; business development; and community outreach.
During her ten years as Executive Director of the Wilmette Chamber of Commerce, Julie helped the organization to grow from 270 members to 450 members. She introduced innovative networking events, effective promotional and sponsorship opportunities, and relevant educational programming. Julie also increased revenue and helped build the organization’s emergency reserve fund.
Julie’s expertise ranges from marketing & networking, to event planning & public relations, to customer service & not-for-profit association management. Over the years, Julie has become a specialist at leveraging relationship marketing (networking) as a tool for increasing brand awareness and sales. Julie is well-known in networking circles as a Super-Connector of strategic partners.
Passionate about connecting people, Julie also gives presentations on developing and connecting (strategic) power partners, and networking as a powerful marketing tool.