CEO/Managing Director, Executive Advisor
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Gary's engaging style and organizational expertise allow him to mentor and develop leaders, engaging them to create a culture of a high trust.
Gary Judd is the Practice Leader of FranklinCovey’s Global SPEED of TRUST Practice. Gary embodies the unique, real-world pragmatism of the Global SPEED of TRUST Practice. His impressive experience as a CEO, President, COO, and executive strategy advisor to several leading enterprises brings a rare business acumen and proven perspective to FranklinCovey clients. Gary's engaging presentation style makes him a requested presenter, workshop leader, and executive advisor.
Gary is quick to grasp the underlying cause of low team or organizational performance, making him instrumental to his clients. He is able to lead even rival factions to a common cause and align them to dramatically and rapidly benefit from the SPEED of TRUST. His diagnostic skills are well-known, and his customers rave about not only his practical recommendations but the excellence of his execution.
In addition to Gary's practical business acumen, he has a reputation for developing people and mentoring their leadership skills. A confidant to his clients, he is masterful at not only significantly enhancing their performance but increasing their profits.
Gary has led leadership development initiatives at several leading Fortune 500 clients as well as rapidly growing mid-size organizations, including Marriott Corporation, Shell Oil, Conoco, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Marriott Management Services, The Disney Company, University of Texas Medical Branch, and several smaller organizations.
Before joining FranklinCovey as their Global SPEED of TRUST Practice Leader, Gary consulted numerous start-up companies, was CEO of Financial Freedom International, President and Chief Operating Officer of CableLink, and led Covey Leadership Center's Time Management Division as well as their Business Development efforts. He also managed the redesign of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People participant materials and facilitators' manual.
Gary resides with his wife and children in beautiful, rural Utah.
- Former CEO, Financial Freedom International
- Former COO, Cable Link
- Executive advisor, Fortune 500 companies
- General Manager, Covey Leadership Center
- Co-founder and Managing Director, Global Speed of Trust Practice
- Managing Director, CoveyLink Trust Practice