Judy was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, graduating from North Side High School. After high school she took classes at Ivy Tech as well as several Dale Carneigie courses. She obtained her real estate license in 1992 and passed her Broker exam in 1998.
Judy and her husband, Bob, purchased property on Lake Wawasee in 1972. She enjoys spending time with her 4 special grandchildren and also does part-time tax work with H & R Block. She is a member of the Kosciusko Board of REALTORS, the Indiana Association of REALTORS, and the National Association of REALTORS.