Julie Wilke joined the cooperative in May 2018. She graduated from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in May 1995 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She began her career at a regional public accounting firm where she obtained her CPA license. She worked in public accounting until 2004 when she began work at Electric Energy, Inc. in Joppa, Illinois. She worked in the electric utility industry for 14 years prior to joining SIEC.
Julie and her husband David reside in rural Massac County. They have two children, Tanner and Sydney.
Julie enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.