Chief Operations Officer, Innovation World™, Juli Shively brings more than 25 years of customer support management, has a strong background in operations, sales support, entrepreneurship, event management, relationship building, quality assurance, process design and implementation, technical and curriculum writing.
Working more than 17 years with a STEAM-aligned, student invention program, Shively was instrumental in the growth and advancement of the program, through streamlining of the operational processes and website, recruitment, onboarding, and ongoing support of school districts and educators across the state of Ohio. As an extension of her work in the invention space, she loaned her expertise to the STEMIE Coalition’s National Invention Convention, helping to build and manage the Coalition’s affiliate relationships as well as managing their national event in 2018 at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
Shively is Co-owner of Lula Belle Lane Productions, LLC., a curriculum company providing drama curriculum world-wide for use with children as young as 18 months and through high school. Prior to Lula Belle Lane, she owned and operated a Drama Kids franchise in Ohio from 2001 – 2008, managing all aspects of the organization. She is an active volunteer in her community, school district and is a Family Readiness Group Assistance Leader for the HHC, 1-137th Aviation Regiment.