Julie Carpenter joined Landmarks Illinois as Office Manager in 2019. As an integral member of LI’s administrative team, Julie brings business acumen and nonprofit experience from her previous leadership role with one of Illinois’ oldest and continually operating art organizations – the Oak Park Art League. Julie’s interest in preservation architecture includes her former employment as Manager of Visitor Experience for Unity Temple Restoration Foundation, and for more than 10 years, she has volunteered as a tour interpreter for the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust. Julie firmly believes in giving back with generosity, and has served on several boards and committees, including the Village of Oak Park’s Community Design Commission, Visit Oak Park Convention and Visitors Bureau and she currently is a member of the Women’s Board for Misericordia, Heart of Mercy. Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of Illinois at Chicago.