Julie Stitzel is Managing Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives of C_TEC (Chamber Technology Engagement Center),the tech policy hub of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Stitzel directs the development and implementation of C_TEC’s policy priorities and represents C_TEC on Capitol Hill as well as before the administration and other industry organizations. Prior to joining C_TEC, Stitzel was the senior manager for federal advocacy and policy for Etsy where she was responsible for directing federal and state legislative campaigns that focused on strengthening US micro businesses.
Prior to her work at Etsy, Stitzel directed a project at the Pew Charitable Trusts and held positions at the Brookings Institution, the Ohio State Senate and various nonprofit organizations. Stitzel is a graduate of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and Ohio University.