Julie Alsup has served as the Director of Nonprofit Engagement for Assel Grant Services, LLC since August 2016. In her current role, she supports overall company strategy and oversees all operations within the nonprofit division of the firm.

Prior to joining Assel Grant Services, she served as the Grants Director for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City from 2011-2016, raising over $10 million for programs and operations during her tenure and building strong relationships with local funders. During her 19 years of experience in development, she has worked at Park University, the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, and the United Way. She received her Grant Professional Certification (GPC) in 2016. Julie is a 2015 alum of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City’s Healthy Communities Leadership Academy and serves as the Program Committee Chair for the Heart of America Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association. She received her bachelor’s degree from Truman State University. She has two children and lives with her husband in Blue Springs, Missouri.