Julia Stewart, the founder and CEO of Alurx is on a mission – to enable wellness for all. As a member of Fortune magazine’s list of Top 50 Most Powerful Women in the U.S., Julia has built and grown successful brands for over 40 years. She has climbed the ladder up to executive leadership for companies like Taco Bell, Applebee’s, IHOP, and Dine Brands Inc. Julia has always thrived to maintain her own wellness routine in tandem with a busy work schedule. She understands the benefits of maintaining a balance between body, mind, and spirit, and holds this philosophy as the foundation of her endeavors.
In 2020, Julia launched Alurx to provide health-conscious individuals with a consistent, proven line of wellness-based solutions. This robust, all-in-one digital hub matches verified wellness information, advice, and products for consumers seeking to improve their overall well-being. Smart customization allows everyone to choose amongst different approaches and helps them shape their own path to wellness.
Julia is an active philanthropist, sponsoring organizations such as Lupus LA, Children’s Bureau, and is a founding member of Women’s Foodservice Forum. Julia also serves as an independent director for Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY), Fogo de Chao’s Restaurants, and Bite Acquisition, Corp. (NYSE: BITE). Julia also takes pride in being a sought-after speaker on leadership, brand development, team building, and growth management. Julia’s engagements include the 2021 Executive Summits, the 2020 Kona Ice and JVS Conventions as a Keynote Speaker, along with presenting the commencement address at USC Marshall School of Business; she is a guest lecturer at the UCLA, Anderson School of Management Leadership Series; keynote speaker at the International Franchise Association Conference and offered the commencement speech at the Culinary Institute of America.