Commercial Development Coordinator
In January of 2006, Julie Coker was hired as the City of Sumter's Commercial Development Coordinator. Her responsibilities began with assisting architects, developers, contractors and business owners through the permitting process. Over time Julie's responsibilities expanded into managing special construction projects that are geared towards quality of life projects.
Prior to joining the City, Julie was an interior designer with GMK Associates and a planner with the Sumter City-County Planning Commission. Her background also includes a small consultation business focused on site plan, use and building permit approval for small businesses.
Julie was born in England but has been a resident of Sumter County for 40 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of South Carolina.