Deputy Director of Public Safety
City of Philadelphia
Julie Wertheimer is the Deputy Director of Public Safety for the City of Philadelphia. She is currently charged with seeking out state and federal funding opportunities and managing grant-funded programs for the Philadelphia Police and Fire Departments, Prison System, Office of Emergency Management, and the Mayor's Office of Reintegration Services for Ex-Offenders. Prior, Wertheimer served as Pennsylvania Finance Director for Senator Arlen Specter'ss 2010 re-election campaign, Assistant Budget Director for the City of Philadelphia, and Deputy Finance Director for Mayor Michael Nutter's 2007 mayoral campaign. Julie is native to the Philadelphia area. She received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Diplomatic History and her Masters degree in Government Administration from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, she serves on boards and committees of several non-profits, including the Spruce Foundation, Emily's Entourage, and Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy. She is also an avid Phillies fan and frequent patron of many of Center City's best restaurants.