Julie graduated from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis with a Bachelors Degree in Public Health Dental Hygiene. upon graduation she practiced in a periodontal office, in Duluth, MN for 5 years. Upon returning to her hometown of Fond du Lac she continued practicing dental hygiene for 24 years with Dr. William Shaw until his retirement and the merging of his practice with Mauthe & Associates in 2014. Julie and her husband, Mitch, enjoy traveling to see their four sons. Three who are serving in the US Army, one having graduated from UWOshkosh ROTC and two sons from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. Their non-military son graduated from Mankato State and is currently working for IBM.