Julie Lauderbaugh
Joined the Community Foundation in 2021

Julie Lauderbaugh

Vice President for Marketing & Community Engagement

Why I Joined The Community Foundation

“There are so many moving stories to tell that emanate from our donors’ generosity, which makes our team’s work both poignant and fulfilling. I’m excited to join the Foundation at this point in its history to build on its legacy and leadership, and to chart — and communicate — the course ahead.”
Joined the Community Foundation in 2021
Communications leader, strategist and tactician.

Julie has nearly 20 years of experience supporting the brand, marketing and advancement strategies of major institutions on both coasts. She directs all Foundation communications, events, and marketing initiatives targeting donors, prospects, grantees, scholars and nonprofit partners. She sets and executes communications strategy, goals, tactics, and performance metrics in support of the Community Foundation’s strategic plan goals and oversees three talented teammates.

Before The Community Foundation

Before joining the nonprofit sector, Julie spent many years in marketing and communications in higher education. She led the Florida Atlantic University Foundation’s communications enterprise as the Assistant Vice President for Campaign Communications; served as Director of Communications at the University of Florida’s Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies; and led the creative writing arm within the University of Washington’s integrated marketing and fundraising team as Associate Director of Content.

  • Helped launch University of Florida’s $3 billion “Go Greater” campaign, UC San Diego’s $2 billion “Continue the Nontradition” campaign, the University of Georgia’s national marketing campaign, “Commit to Georgia,” and the University of Washington’s “Be Boundless” rebrand and subsequent $6 billion+ campaign.
  • Led the strategic development and execution of FAU’s award-winning “People, Purpose, Paradise” campaign, helping to secure more than $114 million for programs.
  • Julie cut her teeth in communications as news clerk at the Gresham Outlook community newspaper. She has an undergraduate degree in journalism and a graduate degree in strategic communications from the University of Oregon. Go Ducks!