Judy Tipton is a native of Detroit who attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she received her bachelor’s degree in Marketing and later Master of Business Administration at the University of Phoenix (Ann Arbor). Out the gate, she started her professional career as an assistant manager at Kmart in Jackson, Mississippi then went on to 3M where she trained as an account representative in St. Paul, Minnesota. In that role, she managed territories in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Michigan. She, also, has experience as a professional sales representative with AstraZeneca where (with 3M) high performing sales teams are produced through their extensive and well-established skill based training and best practices modules. More recently, Judy came to us from United Way for Southeastern Michigan where she is a Director of Corporate Relations for Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. Judy lives in Ypsilanti, MI with her husband and two children: daughter, a graduate of Howard University (DC), and a son who attends Detroit Catholic Central.