Our Team

Julie Wirtanen, CFRE

Managing Director

Connect and Follow


Julie has 25 years of professional fundraising experience with particular expertise and interest in all phases of capital campaign planning and direction, securing major and planned gifts, and creating or improving fundraising plans and programs. She has worked in a broad range of nonprofit sectors, including universities and colleges, healthcare, social services and community organizations.

Focus at Carter

Guiding clients in developing or improving their capital campaign or other fundraising programs.

What I enjoy most when working with a partner

It is a privilege to be part of positive change and growth for our partners, knowing that the results we help them achieve will change lives at their organizations. The practice of philanthropy is transformational.

Our Team

Our leadership team is made up of respected philanthropic experts and skilled business executives.