Meet Gei's

Julie Jennings, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Senior Vice President, People

Julie Jennings Kale is part of GEI’s Executive Team as the People & Safety leader. She has over 20 years’ experience in human resources and safety and uses her diverse background and skills to collaborate with leaders to develop solutions that work in conjunction with business needs. For her, it’s all about getting the right thing done, for the right reasons and in a way that enhances employee morale and the company’s culture while eliminating future issues. Her goal is that every employee has an amazing “employment experience” that results in the vibrant well-being of each employee and the organization.

Julie has a Master of Science in Health & Wellness with a graduate certification in Anatomy and Physiology from American College of Healthcare Sciences, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources Management from California State University Sacramento, an Associate of Arts degree in Business from Cosumnes River College and a certificate in “Talent and the Top Performing Organization” from Harvard Business Review’s Human Resources Executive Education Program. She has been a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) since 2004 and a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SCP) since 2014. She completed The RBL Group’s Advanced Business Leader Development Program in 2015.  She is also a trained Six Sigma green belt and black belt and received national recognition for a process improvement initiative while working at G.E. Capital.


Chicago , Illinois


  • Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
  • Certified by the Society of Human Resources Professionals (SHRM) as a Senior Certified Professional (SCP)
  • Certified Instructor – Core Strengths
  • Certified 360 Assessment Coach – Strategic Programs (People Element)