Meet Our Staff
Julie Sweney, Executive Director
888.808.1910 ext. 1910
Julie began as the executive director in March 2023. In her role, she works in stride with the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection in maintaining updated and accurate agricultural premises throughout the state of Wisconsin in addition to raising awareness about the importance of animal disease traceability.
Sweney holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she majored in Life Sciences Communication and Agricultural and Applied Economics. Prior to joining the team at WLIC, she advocated for dairy policy reform and meaningful programs for Midwestern dairy farmers. Her dedication and passion for agriculture first began while growing up on her family’s dairy farm in Southeastern Wisconsin.
Hannah Isabell, Office Manager
888.808.1910 ext. 1901
Hannah Isabell started with WLIC in February 2022 as a temporary employee to assist with premises renewals, and was promoted to the WLIC office manager in June 2022.
Originally from Iowa, Hannah graduated from Des Moines Area Community College in 2017. Currently Hannah enjoys traveling with her husband, reading, and spending time with her dog, Vinny.
Hannah handles day to day operations at WLIC, premises renewals, as well as phone and email correspondence with producers.
Christina Lorino, Database Manager
Christina Lorino first began at WLIC as a temporary employee in April of 2019. With a passion for accurate data and improving data system processes, Christina was promoted as the database manager.
Today, Christina serves as the lead for all things related to the database and continues to look for efficiencies in their system protocols.