Juli Pettit joined the Barnstormers in the Fall of 2012 as the Social Media and New Marketing Coordinator. Juli oversees and manages the Barnstormers’ social media presence, and develops new marketing strategies and promotions. Juli was born and raised in Southeastern Michigan, and moved to the Des Moines area in 2005. She graduated from Waukee High School and then earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, with majors in Sports Management and Event Planning, from AIB. She has always had a passion for sports, which stems from her Father’s work in the sports industry throughout her entire life. She stresses that her passion exists for watching sports, not playing. Previously, Juli developed and managed social media efforts for a TV personality and a start-up company. She has also done merchandising for the Barnstormers, the Des Moines Buccaneers, and the now defunct Iowa Stars hockey team.