Julia is an Associate Broker at Rafter Cross Realty, LLC. She was born and raised in Lea County, New Mexico. She is a Lovington High School graduate and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from College of the Southwest and a M.B.A. in Business Management from Eastern New Mexico University. She also is a New Mexico School of Banking graduate from the Robert O. Anderson Graduate School of Business at University of New Mexico.
Julia worked for First National Bank of Lea County as a Loan Officer and Administrative Assistant from 1971 to 1978 before transitioning into the family business as Co-Owner and Office Manager for the General Motors Dealership in Lovington from 1978-2010 where she wrote all of the vehicle sales contracts and maintained all of the financial records. In 2010 she returned briefly to banking as the Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager for Lea County State Bank's Lovington Office before moving into real estate in 2016 when her daughter, Beth, opened Rafter Cross Realty, and solicited her as an Associate Broker.
Julia serves on the Board of Trustees for Nor-Lea Hospital in Lovington and on the Extra-territorial Board for Lovington.