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Julie Rigrish

Regional Director of the Southeast ISBDC

Tyler Wright

Julie Rigrish grew up in Bloomington, IN and moved to the Louisville Metro area May 2000. She attended Indiana University and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Julie has assisted on several boards and co-founded the 10th Street Area Business Association in Jeffersonville, IN. Currently Julie is a member of Leadership Southern Indiana, Tri-Kappa, Networking Done Well, and the Windsor Society. Julie is a board member of Personal Counseling Service, Inc. and chairs the Society of Samaritan Women. Julie is also board Treasurer for the New Albany Rotary Club and Rotary Foundation of New Albany. Additionally, Julie has served as a mentor for New Albany Schools.

Before joining the Indiana Small Business Development Centers as Southeast Regional Director, Julie was Service Center Manager/Region Business Development for Teachers Credit Union.

Julie has been in management, coaching, mentoring, training, sales, business development and lending for over ten years. Julie also enjoys teaching as an adjunct professor, previously for Ottawa University and currently facilitates for Ivy Tech Community College. Julie presently resides in Jeffersonville, IN with her husband Tim and share three adult daughters and one granddaughter.