Julie Szymula Baca has over thirteen years of experience in City Management. She holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Southern Illinois University and an undergraduate degree from Western Colorado University in Political Science with a law emphasis. As a previously ICMA Certified Administrator, Ms. Baca served on the ICMA Diversity Committee and had the pleasure to serve on various executive Boards throughout her career.
Julie also served for over twelve years as an executive in higher education, filling the roles of Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration. Julie has extensive experience in the areas of talent management, grant management, capital construction, community engagement as a certified mediator, and enjoys working with both internal and external organizational stakeholders. Julie has also served on various community boards and commissions to remain engaged in strategic community planning and policy generation for local governments. She is a community builder with public service at her core.
As a Senior Consultant with Mosaic Public Partners, she leverages her extensive public sector leadership experience to serve public agencies with gaps in leadership to gain the most continuity of service possible. Her focus is to provide efficient and effective executive search services in order to deliver the highest quality experience for the candidates and clients we serve.