Julie Eiselt has professional experience in banking, community advocacy, politics and transportation.
Eiselt worked in commercial and investment banking in Eastern Europe and Latin America for NationsBank/Bank of America. In 2008, she founded Neighbors for a Safer Charlotte, a nonprofit community safety advocacy organization.
In 2015, Eiselt was elected to the Charlotte City Council and served seven years, including three terms at large and as mayor pro tem. She was appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper in 2019 to the N.C. State Banking Commission and was a member of the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization, the NC First Commission and Connect Beyond, a regional mobility initiative.
Eiselt earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish at Indiana University and a master’s degree in international management/finance at Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Eiselt served on the board of The Relatives, the Charlotte Arts and Culture Advisory Board, the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center and The Arts & Science Council.
Originally from Milwaukee, Eiselt and her husband, Tom, have three adult children, and have lived in Charlotte for over 25 years.