CEO & Founder
Julie is a New York City business woman and passionate entrepreneur. A graduate from the University of Virginia, she had an impressive multi-decade career in the finance industry running large consumer portfolios for hedge funds like SIGMA and Millennium Management and currently under Macklowe Capital.
Julie always had a vision to operate a company, and in 2011 she founded the luxury skincare line, Vbeauté. Vbeauté launched at Bergdorf
Goodman and then became one of the fastest growing brands on the TV shopping network HSN until it was sold to QVC in fall 2018.
In 2019, inspired by her expansive collection of the world’s finest whiskies, Julie started The Macklowe, the first luxury American Single Malt. She began laying down her own liquid with the help of Master Blender Ian MacMillian in Kentucy. In December 2022, the Private Collection debuted, with the signature release of the Kentucky Edition having launched in May 2023.