Julie Lough began her technology career providing technical and end-user support for a Fortune 500 company. With a goal of scaling that technical expertise to the SMB market, she founded Micro Visions, Inc. in 1989. Since then, Julie has overseen the growth of Micro Visions into a team of dedicated network engineers, technology specialists and support staff offering fully managed IT services, consulting and project management, network engineering, disaster prevention and recovery, meeting with client partners to understand their goals, analyze and optimize current operations, identify issues, and strategically plan for future growth.
Julie and her team most recently received the Small Business of the Year Award presented by the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce at the 2018 EPIC Award celebration and the 2018 Torch Award presented by the Better Business Bureau at the Economic Luncheon in November of 2018. Micro Visions, Inc. was also nominated for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch with Michigan Celebrates Small Business. In April of 2019, Micro Visions was awarded the 2019 MVP Award from Corp! Magazine of Michigan.
She is a regular packer for Kids’ Food Basket and regular volunteer at Trinitas Classical School. She most recently participated in the World Vision Global 6K Walk for Water. In December of 2018, Micro Visions, Inc. became a drop-off site for Purse Project and Backpacks, which supports the homeless in our local community. In her spare time she enjoys bike riding and spending time with her family.