Policy Intern, Capitol Hill Consulting Group

Finance Intern, Northern Bank & Trust

Policy Intern, Fundación Luciérnaga


Julie Barger is a senior analyst at Hamilton Place Strategies, where she assists a range of clients to analyze, develop, and implement strategic communications and policy objectives.

Prior to joining HPS, Julie interned for Capitol Hill Consulting Group (CHCG), a government relations firm in Washington, D.C. At CHCG, she analyzed the impact that proposed regulations from the IRS, U.S. Treasury, and Congress would have on clients and the economy. Julie also interned for Northern Bank & Trust, where she assessed lending portfolios and provided explanations for lending decisions. Additionally, she spent time in Argentina with Fundación Luciérnaga, where she conducted research on economic and environmental policy issues in South America.

Originally from Syracuse, NY, Julie graduated from the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy with a B.A. in Public Policy, concentrating in economic policy, along with a minor in Business Administration from the Ross School of Business.