Julie Connelly is the Director of Finance & Human Resources for Northstar Wealth Partners. She has over 20 years of experience in the finance and human resources sectors. She has successfully worked in both finance and human resource roles in a variety of industries inclusive of tax, health, construction and banking. In her current role, Julie is responsible for managing the firm’s day to day accounting operations for their growing number of experienced Wealth Advisors, as well as proactively managing the human resources function for the firm at large. She establishes and maintains the firm’s financial policies and procedures, all while integrating comprehensive financial and personnel records management and electronic maintenance. Northstar has earned the Business Champions Award in the category of growth presented by the MetroHartford Alliance in partnership with the Hartford Business Journal, marking Northstar’s second consecutive year receiving this prestigious honor, as last year they won in the category of reinvention.*
Julie has an exceptional work ethic and client service focus that sets her apart from others in her industry. She is process driven, while always striving to create efficiencies that align with firm wide objectives. She stays abreast of technological advancements that continually expand in her areas of expertise, and strives to consistently raise the benchmark in implementing these solutions as appropriate in the achievement of company goals. She has a reputation for building and maintaining a team environment where all employees experience value and respect, as they work collectively to make a difference in the lives of the clients they serve. Previous to joining Northstar Wealth Partners, Julie was affiliated with a number of well-known and respected companies including: Arthur Andersen, LLP, O&G Industries and In Vitro Sciences, Inc.
She is a proud graduate of the University of Connecticut, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. In her personal time Julie is an avid reader, and loves vacationing at Squam Lake, New Hampshire with her family. She is a native of the Northwest Hills of Connecticut, where she happily lives with her husband and two sons.