Since establishing Stoney-Wilson Business consulting in 2009, Ms. Stoney has been instrumental in creating highly successful training programs for small business in Phoenix. She has worked with NEDCO (Neighborhood Economic Development Corp) to deliver one-on-one and group training for small business. She has worked with the Arizona Public Service mentorship program known as AAAME for small business and developed a highly successful small business training program for the City of Phoenix on how to access capital. Coupled with almost 14 years of leadership experience in the financial services industry and 16 years in sales and sales management within the communications industry, Julie Stoney brings significant business acumen to the table.
Prior to launching Stoney-Wilson Business Consulting, she successively served as a Senior Vice President for two Arizona community banking operations where she managed various business lines and also headed the Treasury (Cash) Management division. As a senior team member, Ms. Stoney was responsible for working on Bank Initiatives, Budgeting, Marketing, Bank Strategies and Special Projects. Ms. Stoney oversaw selected specialty markets banking focusing on Title Companies, Real Estate Agencies and Nonprofits. She provided leadership and day-to-day management for the Treasury Management (TM) Department where she developed significant new product and substantially upgraded product functionality. In her last position, TM sales grew by 300% from prior year. She was responsible for significant new, strategic product developments that enhanced the bank’s competitive position in the market place while bringing state-of-the-art services to their clients.
Prior to moving to the community banking environment, Ms. Stoney worked for Wells Fargo Bank for 10 years where she served as Vice President and Manager of the Title and Real Estate Agency divisions for Wells Fargo Bank Arizona. In this role she worked on the strategic direction and creation of specialty business lines within Wells Fargo for 22 states. In 2005, her title business gained number one market share in Arizona. She was also responsible for leading the Business Banking group across 22 states from a $400 million business to a $2.4 billion business in less than 5 years.
Previous to entering the banking industry, she served as a district sales manager, covering 14 states, at U.S. West Communications for sixteen years where she developed sales strategies, forecasted and implemented sales goals and managed the staffing, training and performance evaluations necessary to support a large sales force. Throughout the years Ms. Stoney has been involved with various Nonprofit and Civic Organizations including:
- Salvation Army
- U-Mom and The March of Dimes
- Valley of the Sun YMCA
- Scottsdale Prevention Institute
- The New Foundation
- Women of Scottsdale
- Arizona Land Title Association
- Tempe Chamber of Commerce