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Julie Denton 

Managing Partner, The Denton Group 

Julie Denton is a former Republican State Senator from Louisville, KY who served twenty years in the Kentucky State and four years as a Louisville’s Metro Councilwoman serving the 19th District.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Louisville, her Masters of Arts in Political Science from the American Military University, is a realtor and previously was a dental hygienist and small business owner.


In the Senate she served as chairman of the Health and Welfare Committee. She was also a member of the Banking and Insurance Committee, the Licensing and Occupations committee, Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, and various task forces.

Julie received the 1998 Guardian of Small Business Award from the National Federation of Independent Businesses for her success in passing legislation which allows 100 percent tax deductibility of health insurance premiums for all individuals and

and businesses. She also received the 1998 Legislator of the Year Award from the American Legislative Exchange Council.  In 1997, she was awarded the Better Life Award from the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities for her work in the areas of Medicaid and long term care. In 2000, Julie received the Carl D. Perkins Service Award from the ARC of Kentucky for her commitment to persons with mental retardation, and in 2002 she received the Star Award from the Brain Injury Association of Kentucky.  In 2003 she received the Distinguished Public Service Award from the Kentucky Psychological Association for her advocacy for those with disabilities.

Julie's free time is spent enjoying traveling with her husband Barry and volunteering at her church. She is a Rotarian and a proud member of the Fillies.

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