Julie Nguyen

Client Services Manager

San Jose

Julie holds a B.S. in Molecular and Cell Biology with a minor in Psychology.  Julie used to come in and help her sister at Filice during 4th quarter and “somehow her and Mike (Chavez) got me onboard” — now she is officially Filice family!

What you don’t know about me

– I am a homebody—my bed is my favorite place to be. I always get homesick when away for too long.

What might surprise you about me

– I threw shot put and discus for 6 years.

Guilty pleasure

– romantic comedies, reality TV, and milk tea

Favorite music genre

– Hip Hop, R&B, Pop. Anything Adele and Celine Dion.

Favorite book or author

– The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Favorite hobby/interests

– home interior design, traveling, binge watching shows with my dog by my side

Biggest personal challenge

– less Type A and more Type B

What would be your career if you hadn’t chosen this one?

– Optometrist with a private practice or neurologist

Favorite thing about working at Filice

– the collaborative environment and being surrounded by talented, driven, and motivating individuals

On your bucket list

– travel to: Bali, Milan, Tokyo, Seoul, Santorini

Favorite quote

– Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu’avec le cœur. L’essentiel est invisible pour les yeux. Translation: It is very simple: it is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye.”  ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince