The Judge Group Announces Marty Judge, III as CEO – Founder, Martin E. Judge, Jr. to become Chairman of the Board
January 24, 2017 (Wayne, PA) – The Judge Group, a leading professional services firm, names Marty Judge, III as its next Chief Executive Officer. Marty Judge, III, who currently serves as Executive Vice President, will succeed Martin E. Judge, Jr., the company's founder and CEO, effective immediately. Martin E. Judge, Jr. will remain with Judge in the role of Chairman of the Board.
In his new role, Marty III will be responsible for the global growth and operations of the company, as well as universally promoting the Judge brand. Martin E. Judge, Jr. will assume the role of Chairman of the Board and will continue to serve Judge and its executive team in a consultative role. Martin Jr. will focus his day-to-day efforts on growing and promoting the China Arena Football League (CAFL), an American professional football league in China, which he founded. The CAFL held its inaugural season in the fall of 2016.
Marty III holds a bachelor's degree in finance, from the University of Delaware, and he has been with Judge for the past 12 years, serving in a number of roles. During his time with the company, he has learned the business from the ground up, starting out as a Technical Recruiter with the IT staffing division in the Philadelphia office. Marty has served as Executive Vice President since 2012, overseeing several Judge offices across the company and leading some of Judge's biggest initiatives. More recently, he was in charge of the expansion of recruiting operations, with two National Recruiting Centers in Phoenix, AZ and Tampa, FL, and he assisted with the opening of the India office and practice.
Martin E. Judge, Jr. founded The Judge Group in 1970 in Philadelphia. Over the next 47 years he served as CEO for the organization as it grew to over 35 offices across the US, Canada, China, and India and is responsible for the annual placement of over 4,500 professionals. Founded as a permanent placement firm, Judge has grown to become one of the leading professional services firms in the world, offering a comprehensive suite of services that include technology, talent, and learning solutions.
"I am thrilled to be handing over the CEO role to Marty," said Martin E. Judge, Jr., founder and Chairman of the Board. "I founded Judge with $2,000 I borrowed from my father and had the pleasure to lead and watch it grow for the past 47 years. To be able to pass the reins of the company on to a third generation of Judge is exciting. We have gone from a small three-person-company based out of one office, to a global organization with 35 offices in four countries and thousands of placements. The company is on solid ground, with a very accomplished management team led by Brian Anderson, great staff across the company, and a client base made up of many of the Fortune 100, as well as several promising startups. The future is very bright for Judge, and I know Marty is the right leader at the right time, to take on our goal of becoming a $1 billion organization."
"My father has built an amazing company that is made up of a strong management team and employees that are truly an extension of the Judge family," said Marty Judge III, CEO of The Judge Group. "2016 was an incredible year for Judge, highlighted by the launch of Judge India, the relocation of our corporate headquarters, and record breaking efforts from several of our divisions and the company as a whole. I could not be more excited to serve as CEO of this organization. With the current team we have in place, The Judge Group is poised for continued success, and I am humbled to be in a position to lead this company."
The Judge Group, headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, is located at 151 South Warner Road, Suite 100, Wayne, PA 19087. The office can be reached at 1-800-650-0035.To learn more, visit www.judge.com.