Julie Nackard is the Executive Vice President of The Nackard Companies, which provide beverage production and distribution, vending services and snack distribution throughout rural Arizona. Having graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in Marketing and Data Processing, Julie has worked in the beverage industry since 1979. She began her time in the industry as a sales person, and has experience in all aspects of administration and management. She was responsible for the implementation of computer systems at The Nackard Companies, and oversaw the development of the companies’ website and social media presence. She and her husband, Patrick, have been married for more than 35 years and have two grown children – Palmer Michael and Monica Jewel.


Julie is active in a variety of local and national charities, including the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, where she serves as a Councillor for the Western Lieutenancy in the Diocese of Phoenix. She is a member of the Cabinet of the Diocese of Phoenix Bishop’s Capital Campaign, and also sponsors a Jordanian seminarian in the Adopt-a-Seminarian program. Julie has pilgrimaged to the Holy Land on three occasions – in 2009, 2012, and 2016.