Meet Judy Forward-SBDC Business Coach

by mariah on July 8, 2011

My name is Judy and it’s my belief that with my diverse business background I can assist you with your business needs. Please choose me to be your coach!

Business Background

Attended Junior College in Business. Three years with SCORE and four years with the Small Business Development Center as a business coach. I’m very proud of my efforts on behalf of the SBDC.  Accounting, Finance, Human Resource, Marketing, Management, Manufacturing, Production, Sales, Research and Development, Real Estate, Publicity, Start Ups, Valuation, Hospitality, Public Speaking, Theater, Radio, and Television Experience. Have training in all food marketing requirements.

Employment History

Mother and Daughter Cooking School teacher for Chantry Food Chain, General Electric, U.S. Navy Department as Civilian Personnel, Carrier Corporation, Numerous Market Research Companies, Meager Real Estate, Najla Inc. Doncaster Inc. Retail Clothiers. Corporate Image for Grand Union, the 5th largest food chain in the world.

Businesses Owned

A Market Research Contractor for many companies with clients such as GE, Revlon, Coty, Playtex, Forbes Business Magazine, Birds Eye, Pillsbury, Kallet Theaters, Rolex, Schenley’s, Dodge/Plymouth, and many more for 12 years with part-time crew of up to 50 women.

Part of this time I started my business of 25 years selling high end ladies clothing as an Independent Contractor selling, hiring, and training a crew of about 20 sales ladies to sell under my umbrella as a District.

Community Service

President and member of 100,000 County Political Club, member and President of Boys Club, board member of Mesa County RSVP (recruiting seniors for volunteer positions), member and President of Save the Children Federation, instrumental in group starting local National Women’s Club, Hospital Board officer and member for over 20 years, president of County Women’s Golf Association, mentor for Toastmasters, Int., and RSVP board member, plus fundraising for all of the above.

Business Coach for Governor Ritter’s Employment Day in 2009. Business Coach at Colorado Mesa University in February 2011 for Graduating Seniors. Participation in the Chamber of Commerce, City of Grand Junction and SBDC business and growth development conferences.

~Judy Forward

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