2900 Lebanon Road
Nashville, TN 37214
vice president & controller
Julie Festa is vice president and controller at Nashville-based SmartSpace, LLC. Julie applies a methodical approach to the accounting functions related to acquisition, construction, financing, leasing, ownership and management of commercial real estate.
As controller, Ms. Festa brings 10 years’ experience to the financial operations and human resource management at SmartSpace. She joined the company in 2006 after serving as senior property tax accountant at Caterpillar Financial Services and staff accountant at Horne, LLC.
Ms. Festa graduated from Troy State University in 1999 with a bachelor of science in accounting.
With support from the SmartSpace leadership, Ms. Festa devotes significant time to local civic organizations including Nashville State Community College Foundation (board of trustees, finance chair), Nashville Junior Chamber of Commerce (former board member; long-time Special Olympics Summer Games volunteer) and Leadership Donelson-Hermitage (2009 Sports Day program chair; marketing committee member).