Judy George is an entrepreneur, author, leading businesswoman, and a recognized expert in the home furnishings industry. Best known for introducing fashionable lifestyle furnishings in award winning retail formats, Judy George broke new ground in the home furnishings industry and forever changed the way women shop for furniture. The early success of her cutting- edge business model, Domain Home was highly praised and publicized, paving the way for competitors and creating a new retail landscape in the U.S.
Judy George is currently the Founder and CEO of a retail consultancy and think tank that she started in 2007. A pioneer throughout her career, Judy George has taken her lifetime of achievements, talent and professional savvy to this multi-faceted platform for motivational speaking, entrepreneurial mentoring, and expert consulting on creative retail solutions.
As a shining example of the entrepreneurial spirit and of the evolution of women within the world of business, Judy George has been acknowledged for her contributions to the retail industry, women in business and the community. Her unique entrepreneurial journey has been praised by luminaries ranging from Tom Peters to President Clinton, who recognized Ms. George twice for her work; in 1993 she was chosen to participate in the NAFTA Conference and in 1996 was selected to participate in the first-of-its-kind Women in Trade Business Development Mission in Amsterdam and London, representing U.S. women CEOs.
Judy George has also co-authored two books. In her first book, The Domain Book of Intuitive Home Design Judy identifies four different personality types and explores how they express themselves through their aesthetic choices. In her second book, The Intuitive Businesswoman, Judy George applies the same concept to women and business. Judy George continues to sit on the Sodexo Business Advisory Board and the Secaucus, NJ based Daffy's Clothing Board of Advisors. In addition, Judy's past board appointments have included: Shoplink.com, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and AGA Foodservice Group, an International Company.
Judy George's many speaking engagements range from motivational talks, to presentations within the retail industry. Some of Ms. George's speaking engagements include: Keynote speaker for The Women's Leadership Exchange Conference; Keynote speaker for United Way of Massachusetts Bay, Women's Leadership Breakfast; Women Entrepreneurs Series, Harvard Business School; Keynote speaker for the National Association of Women Business Owners – Chicago Chapter Annual Luncheon Gala; The New England Women's Business Owners Association; and The Fleet Bank Women Entrepreneur Series with Gloria Steinem.