Meet Our Co-Founders
Julia Jaye Posin
Julia Jaye Posin studied Anthropology and Environmental Systems & Societies at UCLA. She has over a decade of experience in production of environmental justice events. In 2018, Julia served as Campaign Manager for a progressive political campaign in California which garnered over 140,000 votes from Californians.
Julia serves on several boards of local activist orgs, and dedicates her time towards furthering environmental causes.
Julia co-founded Steel Straw with Max, to whom she’s happily engaged. Julia is also a vocalist and songwriter.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Max Goldberg is a proud co-founder of Steel Straw. He graduated from Emerson College in Boston, MA, where he studied entrepreneurship.
Max is an unapologetic Lord of the Rings fan, and hates running marathons but does them anyway.
Max has a long professional trajectory in digital advertising, having directed large teams at ad agencies, brands, and progressive political campaigns before launching Steel Straw with co-founder Julia Posin. He excitedly put a ring on it in 2018 and now Julia and Max are both happily engaged to be married.