Judy brings 20 years of corporate and business experience to Groundswell, creating a robust infrastructure to manage the organization’s financial operations efficiently and responsibly. She developed a set of best practices from managing multiple years of CPA audits (PWC and Ernst & Young) in the software and manufacturing industries, managing accounting, operational, and human resources departments in these same industries and through her clients. While serving as controller at CDS Engineering, a hardware manufacturer in San Carlos, CA, she graduated from College of Notre Dame De Namur with a B.A. in Art. Her unique skill set of right and left brain thinking helps her understand the plight of nonprofit finance, human resources and 2 operations. Before Groundswell Fund, she was the director of finance and administration at the Taproot Foundation, director of finance and operations at EARN.org, controller consultant, controller for Knowledge Revolution and before that controller for CDS Engineering. She loves that life is interconnected, creative, and intuitive.