Julie Dreixler

Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Julie Dreixler is the Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer for Graham Media Group.  In her role, she oversees all aspects of recruiting, training, employee relations, compensation and benefits for GMG.  She works closely with GMG management in creating HR strategy to identify, grow and develop GMG employees.  She has held this position since March 2014.

Dreixler has extensive human resources experience in fast-paced Fortune 100 companies, having worked in a variety of progressive leadership roles with Cardinal Health, Citibank, Sara Lee and GE Capital.  Prior to joining GMG, Dreixler was SVP/CHRO for Ventas, a leading health care REIT in Chicago for six years where she helped grow Ventas from a staff of 50 to one that is now more than 475 employees spread across 46 states. 

Dreixler is active in the Chicago community with Girl Scouts USA and Human Resources Management Association of Chicago. She serves as Vice Chair on the Board for Envision Unlimited, a nonprofit human service provider for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Additionally, Dreixler serves on the Emma Bowen Foundation Board as well as the Augustana College Alumni Board.  She earned her B.A. in Public Administration, Political Science and German from Augustana College in Illinois and an M.S. in Industrial Relations from Loyola University of Chicago.