P. Jewel Nackard

P. Jewel Nackard
Northern Arizona University


'78 BS, Northern Arizona University


Julie has dedicated her career to the family-owned businesses, The Nackard Companies, which include Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Northern Arizona, Fred Nackard Wholesale Beverage Company, and Jewel Trucking. As Executive Vice President, her years of experience have involved management and administration in all aspects of this company.  Nackard Bottling Company was a “Pepsi-Cola Bottler of the Year.” She was inducted into The W. A. Franke College of Business Centennial Alumni Hall of Fame at NAU. She has received an Association of Fundraising Professionals Award of Excellence. Her community work has spanned numerous years, and she is most proud of her parent volunteer service at St. Mary’s (now San Francisco de Asís School) in Flagstaff, and Brophy and Xavier College Preparatory schools in Phoenix. A great deal of time was spent with the Flagstaff Alpine Ski Team (FAST) and the United States Ski and Snowboard Association in Flagstaff and Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  Julie is also proud of her work with various downtown organizations in Flagstaff.  She served in leadership roles with the Flagstaff Main Street Foundation dedicated to the economic development of downtown Flagstaff. Within the Diocese of Phoenix she and her husband Patrick were Co-Chairs of the 2009-2010 Charity and Development Appeal.  Beyond her busy career and community work, Julie enjoys snow skiing, golf, and travel. She and her husband live in Flagstaff. They have two children, Palmer and Monzie.