Julie Lauer Wurster is a partner and senior analyst at Albourne America. Julie joined Albourne in 2007 and is responsible for the global long/short equity strategy. Prior to joining Albourne, Julie was an analyst in the Absolute Return Strategy Group at General Motors Asset Management from 2003 to 2007. In this role Julie focused her time on the long/short equity managers. Julie also has related experience with Ford Motor Company and consulting experience with Deloitte & Touche. Julie earned a master of business administration from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in 2003 and graduated with a bachelor of arts in economics from Duke University in 1998.