Julie Hershey Carr brings nearly fifteen years of political and public policy experience to Kountoupes | Denham. Ms. Hershey Carr has represented non-profit organizations, trade associations, coalitions, and major corporations while providing strategic counsel on health care, telecommunications, labor, tax, trade, and energy issues.
Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Hershey Carr served as Legislative Director for Congressman Joseph R. Pitts (R-PA), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Throughout her nine-year tenure on Capitol Hill, Ms. Hershey Carr worked extensively on fiscal and social policies important to conservative Republicans.
Prior to her tenure in Washington DC, in 1996 Ms. Hershey Carr served as a campaign manager for Congressman Pitts' initial campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives. Ms. Hershey Carr got her start in politics in 1982 with her father, recently-retired Pennsylvania State Representative Arthur Hershey, and worked on each of his re-election campaigns. Ms. Hershey Carr continues to volunteer her time and expertise to local and national campaigns in Pennsylvania.
Ms. Hershey Carr received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a minor in Business Administration from Messiah College, Grantham, PA.