- BS Chemical Engineering 1983
Ms. Julie A. Fream, a 1983 graduate of Michigan Tech with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, began her career with General Motors in 1983 as a manufacturing engineer. She held various sales and marketing positions until 1989, when she joined Ford and worked in program management and product planning for the company’s truck operations until 1993. In that year Julie went to TRW, where she held various sales and marketing positions until 1998, when she moved to Visteon as the Associate Director of Global Marketing, Sales, and Service for the company’s Ford account. She then was named Visteon’s Director of Ford Sales, where she was charged with leading the sales activity for a four billion dollar account with Ford in North America.
In her current position as Vice-President of Visteon Corporation’s DaimlerChrysler (DCX) North America customer business group, Julie leads the company’s efforts to develop and implement business strategies and strengthen the organization’s North American business with the automaker. She was previously vice-president of marketing and was responsible for leading a global team in the development of the company’s customer and product marketing strategies. A native of Mt. Clemens, Michigan, Julie moved to Dearborn at the age of three and graduated from high school there in 1980. Along with her degree from Michigan Tech, Julie also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School.
From 2003 Induction to the Department of Chemical Engineering Academy