Judy Foley

Judy Foley Executive Advisor - COO, Supply Chain, Sourcing

Judy Foley is a revolutionary thought leader in the world of business management and executive leadership. Over the last 20 years, she has gained a wealth of experiential wisdom in corporate environments, working in numerous industries including manufacturing, automotive, consumer packaging goods, industrial chemicals, insurance/financial, healthcare, non-profits, global technology/telecommunications, private equity, and privately-owned businesses. Achieved Honoree in Influential Women in Business Award within Daily Herald Business Ledger with 20 other women in the Chicago Area, Nov. 2019. Active in the community, she has served on several boards and committees.

Her credentials include hands-on operational experience working with boards of directors, C-suite executives and leadership teams on strategy, leadership skills, transformation, change management, culture, process re-engineering, Six Sigma, key performance indicators, merger and acquisitions integrations, operations and supply chain.

Well versed in subjects of business, operations, and marketing. Judy holds her MBA with a concentration in Operations and Marketing from DePaul University’s Graduate School of Business and her BS in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Stout. She completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training at Chicago Deming Association, Six Sigma Master’s Program, and participated in Leadership Women America and Leadership Women International development programs. Also, a certified coach for international entrepreneurs, holistic life coach, and certified for diversity and inclusion.

Judy has held executive positions with multiple high profile organizations including Founder and CEO for Navigate Transformation a company focused on accelerating growth and achieving competitive advantage through transformation change in supply chain, sourcing, and operations, Checkers Industrial Safety Supply, where she supported the rapid integration of multiple mergers and acquisitions, at Reveal, where she initiated a robust market analysis model resulting in successful sales collateral and marketing campaigns, as well as senior program consultant, and at CNA Insurance, where Judy led high-impact work teams to deliver a greenfield vendor management organization. She earned CNA’s Gold Focus Award for my financial impact, superior team dedication, drive for success, and contributions to the Vendor Management Organization.

Judy’s consulting and professional service experience includes executive supply chain coaching, roles as CEO and founder for a firm that specializes in transformation, strategy, leadership and change management, Program Consultant and Marketing Head responsible for optimization of client supply chain enterprise requirements planning (ERP) systems and processes, and marketing strategies for sales collateral and website. Additionally, Judy’s consulting focuses on streamlining and aligning legacy Kraft Foods and Cadbury spend systems into harmonized SAP software solutions spend performance management system (SPM).

Read Judy’s Hero Story:
Gaining Control of Unmanaged Indirect Spend

Read Judy’s Article:
Supply Chain Recovery Action Plan After COVID-19

Read Judy’s Article:
Why is an Organization’s Culture Critical to Your Company’s Success during and after COVID-19?

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