Judy is a sustainability enthusiast and a west coast tech industry veteran with twenty years of corporate and nonprofit experience in communications, marketing, event management, stakeholder and member engagement, social media strategy and media relations. She leads SEEA’s communications and events team, which is responsible for the organization’s branding, messaging, online communications, work area marketing, member programs and events, as well as SEEA’s annual conference. In addition, she provides strategic oversight and direction for press outreach, and for the development, editing and marketing of SEEA’s research reports.
Prior to joining SEEA, Judy served as the director of marketing and public relations for Southface Energy Institute in Atlanta, where she was responsible for landmark projects including the launch of the Southface Eco Office and the Southeast Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Training (SWEET) Center.
She has held corporate communications, marketing, public relations and product management positions with a variety of technology firms including British Telecom Infonet, Rockwell, Air Touch, Ledgent and AST Computer.
Judy earned an Honors B.A. in international business and marketing from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada, and has certifications in diamond grading and gemstone identification from the Gemological Institute of America.