Julie Williams is Vice President/Southern Arizona Division of Southwest Gas Corporation. She is responsible for overseeing operations throughout southern Arizona.
Her primary focus is providing safe, reliable gas service to southern Arizona customers through effective construction, customer service, measurement and control, engineering, and administrative operations. The division headquarters is located in Tucson, with district operation centers located in Yuma, Sierra Vista, Casa Grande, Douglas and Globe.
Julie joined Southwest Gas in 1997 as an Engineer in the Company’s Central Arizona Division. Over the next 10 years she held several engineering management positions of increasing responsibility in the Central Arizona Division until being promoted to Director/Central Support in 2008. Julie was appointed Vice President/Northern Nevada Division in 2010 and named Vice President/Southern Arizona Division in 2014.
An alumnus of Arizona State University, Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and an Executive MBA. Julie currently serves as Board of Directors Vice Chair for the Southern Arizona Leadership Council and on the board of the DM-50, a group of local business leaders that provide advocacy and support to the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
Julie likes to spend her free time with her husband, Kazuaki, and their 4-year-old son, Tomo. Favorite hobbies are hiking, watching movies and traveling.