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Julie Engel

Julie Engel

Recruiting Director

Julie Engel, Recruiting Director with Forest Hills Financial Group (FHFG), has over twenty years’ experience in full cycle recruitment and retention of qualified individuals in the dynamic industry of financial services. At the heart of Julie’s success is her ability to easily connect with people, passionate about building meaningful connections and relationships both inside and outside the workplace. Meeting with individuals seeking new opportunities, Julie likes nothing more than playing a pivotal role in helping them discover the rewarding career possibilities at FHFG.

Julie graduated from Ithaca College, New York in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. She worked for The Money Store (TMS) during college breaks and began her professional career in the mortgage industry in NYC. Always enthusiastic about finance and helping individuals achieve their financial goals, she re-joined TMS in 1997. First Union Bank, which is now Wells Fargo, took over TMS in 2000 and Julie transitioned into a Recruiter role. In 2009, Julie continued to gain experience and success as a Senior Recruiter for several other large firms in the financial space. Julie now joins the team at FHFG, where she felt an immediate connection with the culture of the firm, and embraces the opportunity to assist candidates through this exciting path in their lives.

In her free time Julie practices power yoga, loves her Peloton and spends a lot of time outdoors taking hikes with her husband Gary. Family time is valued, and she also loves spending time with their three daughters. Rachel lives in Los Angeles, Jordyn lives in Israel, currently serving in the IDF, and her youngest daughter Samara attends Elon University in North Carolina. Julie was born and raised in Massachusetts and now resides in Springfield, NJ.