Julie Henley



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Julie Henley McNamara is an Operating Partner at Entrada Ventures.

Julie has been involved with startups her entire career. She landed in Product Management out of college and has overseen the development of software at many companies through the years.


She had Product roles with eToys, Rent.com, IAC and Demand Media (now Leaf Group). Julie left Demand Media a year after their IPO and shifted into consulting and advisory roles before joining Entrada.


Julie has helped a number of start-ups in a short term executive function to help them solve a specific set of problems. Companies she has worked with include: FastSpring, Graphiq, Orthobullets, Scripted, Cielo24, Local Market Launch, TargetClose, WeDo and ChatPath.


Julie has a BS in Business from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She serves on multiple non profit boards and has been involved with the entrepreneurial programs at Cal Poly, UCSB And SBCC.


She lives in Santa Barbara with her husband and yellow lab. They love spending time at the beach together. Julie regularly practices yoga, enjoys long walks and cooking healthy meals.