International CHRIE's Professional Staff

Fran Brasseux
Chief Executive Officer
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Industry Relations | Finance | Partnerships | Driving Growth

Darla Hancock
Communications & Networking Specialist
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Social Media | Newsletters | Website | SIGs | Awards

Mary Richards
Advancement Specialist
Eta Sigma Delta | Federations | Educational Badging & Credentialing

Juli Leonardo
Project Management Specialist
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Membership | Research | Partnerships | Special Projects

Juli Leonardo graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Graphics and Interior Design. Juli has worked in advertising, marketing and buying for a Fortune 500 electronic retailer, managing teams of employees for more than 15 years. As a customer service professional, she managed a 300+ condominium property as well as overseeing operations at her area’s city center. Juli spent 7 years in the education field where she instructed 200 students per week at the Child Enrichment Center. Throughout her career, Juli has been an integral part of each organization whether it was as a board member, liaison to the board, direct partnership with vendors or working one-on-one with customers. 

In her free time, Juli can be found cheering on Virginia Tech’s football team as well as her son and daughter who both attend college there. With her children now out of the house, she has additional time to continue her work with charities and her community as well as serving on committees of projects she is passionate about.


International CHRIE Office
2810 N Parham Rd, Suite 230
Richmond, VA 23294 USA


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