Julian joined Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company as an Operating Partner in January 2004. He served as Chairman and CEO of Valitás Health Services, a leading healthcare services provider and a BPOC portfolio company from January 1997 to May 2002 and served as non-executive Chairman until 2004. Previously, Julian served as Executive Vice President of ARAMARK Corporation and President of ARAMARK’s Health and Education Services sector (parent of Valitás, formerly Spectrum Healthcare Services) and as an executive with American Hospital Supply Corporation.
Julian serves or has served on the board of directors of numerous BPOC portfolio companies as well as Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., Living Centers of America, Inc. (NYSE), The MED Group, Medcor Holdings, Inc., Sanford-Brown, Inc., and Vizient, Inc.
Julian has also served as President of the Foundation Board of Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center and is a member of the University of Tulsa Board of Trustees and the Dean’s Council at the Kelley Graduate School of Business at Indiana University. He has also served as Chairman of the advisory board for the Institute of Bio-Security at St. Louis University and on the board of the St. Louis Priory High School.
Julian is an honors graduate of the University of Tulsa with a B.S. degree in economics. He earned an M.B.A. degree, also with honors, from Indiana University in 1970.