Julia Lanham

Chief People Officer

Julia Lanham is the Chief People Officer at Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy. She promotes and implements human resources values through the successful execution of role responsibilities, creativity, and management of human resources programs.

Before joining the Advocacy Center in May of 2023, Julia worked as Human Resources Manager for a global think-tank. The work focused on making the financial argument to eradicate fossil fuels and eliminate environmental racism.

Julia holds a Bachelor of Science from Christopher Newport University in Business Management. She received her Master of Science from Pfeiffer University in Leadership and Organizational Change. She has an HRCI Certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and a Global Professional Human Resources (GPHR). In her free time, Julia enjoys hiking, working in the earth, growing plants/flowers, and traveling.

Julia understands the link between business success and healthy inclusive work environments. A human capital expert with experience in diverse organization types, utilizing career expertise to ensure the world of work is collaborative, engaging, and high achieving.

Her philosophy regarding work is simple, seek first to understand, then to be understood. Julia is a firm believer that workplace success is attributable to understanding people and addressing their needs to ensure that all team members have the resources, training, and support necessary to be successful in their roles.