Pretium, a specialized investment firm focused on U.S. residential real estate, residential credit, and corporate credit, announced that Julie Harbert has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director and President of Pretium Enterprise Services. In this newly created role, Ms. Harbert will be responsible for building and leading the firm’s shared service solutions through enhanced technology, services, and processes. She will be a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Ms. Harbert brings more than 25 years of experience in business operations. Most recently, she served as Entergy’s Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining Entergy, Ms. Harbert was Senior Vice President and Group Head of Global Business Services at Philips. Ms. Harbert began her career at IBM, where she held numerous roles, including as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Global Process Services.
“Julie has an impressive track record of successfully leading continuous improvement for large, complex organizations,” said Chris Weidler, Chief Financial Officer of Pretium. “We are excited to welcome her to Pretium and look forward to optimizing our solutions, services, and processes enterprise-wide under her leadership.”
“I am honored to join Pretium at a time of significant growth and innovation,” said Ms. Harbert. “I look forward to building on the strong foundation already in place at Pretium and working collaboratively across the ecosystem to deliver premium shared services that generate long-term value for our stakeholders.”
Ms. Harbert currently serves on the board of directors for the Louisiana Children’s Museum and Shared Services Network (SSON) Europe. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a focus on International Finance and Economics from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from West Virginia University.