karen voloshin
For the past two decades, Karen has designed, developed and facilitated learning experiences for executives, managers, project leaders, trainers, service providers, and teams. She has helped well over 1000 individuals from a diverse group of industries to enhance their individual and team based leadership and service skills. The workshops she has authored have been implemented in hundreds of organizations around the world.

Prior to founding DesignArounds, Karen was an account executive and managing consultant for Zenger Miller, now AchieveGlobal.  She worked with Fortune 500 companies to design and implement enterprise wide learning initiatives while managing a staff of trainers and consultants. Previously, she held human resource and training leadership positions at Citicorp, Reader’s Digest, and Cigna. Karen has served as an adjunct instructor at Rensselaer Learning Institute in Hartford, Connecticut as well as an instructor at the Greater New Haven Leadership Center. She has received her coach training from CTI, endorsed by the International Coaches Federation and is a certified synchronous facilitator.


julie winkle giulioni
For more than 20 years, Julie has worked with organizations to develop and execute innovative commercial and custom training products that measurably improve performance. She is well-known for consistently delivering creative one-of-a-kind solutions, on-time and within budget. As a business owner, independent consultant and internal director of product development, Julie has been responsible for leading multi-disciplinary virtual teams that develop award-winning electronic and instructor-led learning solutions used by thousands of organizations across the globe.

Julie is a published author and respected speaker on a variety of performance improvement, leadership and customer service topics. She is well versed in the training needs of multiple industries and learner audiences having served as a product development director for AchieveGlobal, one of the largest learning and development organizations in the world. Julie has also held training management positions in financial services and retail organizations, taught marketing at the secondary and post-secondary levels, and served as a department chair at Woodbury University in Southern California.


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