Julia Sprunt Grumbles retired as corporate vice president of human resources, public relations, media and corporate marketing resources for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.). In this capacity, she oversaw all human resources, corporate philanthropy, community affairs, internal, external and media communications, advertising planning and placement, photo services, print production and presentation services. She was also responsible for entertainment, sports and news public and media relations. Additionally, Grumbles served on the TBS, Inc. Executive Committee.
She previously served on the boards of University of North Carolina’s Lineberger Cancer Center, the UNC Health Care System and as board chair of UNC’s Institute of Arts and Humanities as well as UNC’s Interim Vice Chancellor for Advancement and on UNC’s Board of Trustees. She also served on the national steering committee for the Carolina First campaign, was a co-founder of UNC’s Carolina Women’s Leadership Council and currently serves on the steering committee for UNC’s $4.25 billion Campaign for Carolina.
Grumbles is a native of Memphis, TN, holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina and is married to Bill Grumbles.