Julia Bonner Zade is the founder and president of Pierce Public Relations, a company she established in 2015 that’s known for its communication and PR strategies that help businesses and nonprofits create greater brand awareness and stronger positioning. Under her leadership, the agency has grown to represent many leading companies in their sectors, including Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Wold Architects and Engineers, ServisFirst Bank and many others.
Julia believes in investing in the community and using her passion for communication to make a difference. She has served on numerous nonprofit boards during her career and currently serves as board president of the Nashville Film Festival and chair-elect of Young Leaders Council.
Julia has been recognized for her leadership and noteworthy contributions to her clients and industry as a recipient of the Nashville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and Women of Influence Awards. She was also named to the Nashville Post’s 2022 “In Charge” list, an annual compilation of Nashville’s foremost leaders driving change across the PR & marketing industry. She earned her M.S. in Public Relations & Corporate Communication from New York University and B.S. in Journalism from the University of Tennessee.