Julie Coffman is a partner and Chief Diversity Officer of Bain & Company. She is also the head of Bain's global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Organization practices, as well as a leader in Bain's global Healthcare practice.
Julie's organization work has been primarily around operating model redesigns to create alignment in organizational structure, processes and roles/accountabilities. She has also led the development of Bain Winning Culture and has extensive experience in leadership development and employee engagement.
Internally, Julie is the founding chair of Bain's Global Women's Leadership Council, focused on increasing the number of women in Bain's leadership ranks. She is the co-author of several whitepapers on this topic, including Flexible Work Models: How to create sustainability in a 24/7 World and Charting the Course: Getting Women to the Top. Julie was also recognized as one of the 2011 Women Leaders in Consulting by Consulting Magazine.
Julie is active in her local community. She is on the board of the Northwestern University Settlement House and also chairs the board of the Rowe Elementary School (a charter school in Chicago). Julie serves on the Local School Council for Lane Tech College Prep and is a member of the Chicago Network of Women Business leaders.
BA from Wesleyan University in Mathematics/Economics with highest honors; MBA from Stanford University (Arjay Miller scholar); MA in Educational Administration.