Author Julia Schmidt & Evon Wood

JULIA SCHMIDT is an award-winning Executive Assistant with over 20 years of experience working in different industries. She is known for being a passionate advocate for people development and in helping others succeed and embrace their leadership skills. Julia is an active networker and mentor and a proud graduate of the University of Norway with a Masters' Degree in Portuguese Language and Literature and has also studied Business Administration. Follow Julia on LinkedIn. Julia is the author of The Executive Secretary Guide to Building a Successful Career Strategy, available now on Amazon. Julia is also part of our Speaker Bureau. If you are interested in Julia training your Assistants or speaking at your event, either virtually or in person, please visit our Speaker Bureau. EVON WOOD, CAP, MOS is a career administrator who currently serves as a Director At-Large on the IAAP Foundation Board of Directors; is the outgoing Chair of the Nashville State Community College Administrative Professional Technology Advisory Committee; and is a member of Meeting Professionals International Administrative Planners Advisory Board. Additionally, Evon enjoys active membership with the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), where she advocates for the ongoing growth and development of administrators around the world.