Speaker, Executive Coach
President, Selling In A Skirt
President Walking on the Glass Floor
Judy’s experience includes being an award winning Accomplished Corporate Training Director with extensive experience in training, course development and project management. She is a true entrepreneur at heart with experience both in the Self-Employed and Corporate arenas. She was personally selected by the President and CEO of a large Insurance Company, to move to Dallas to bring her talent in training to the Corporate office and share it with over 100 offices in 44 states showing over 300 agents how to break the mystery of the sales process into manageable pieces and create an authentic selling system. She is working with Insurance companies helping with their diversity and women’s initiatives in the areas of recruiting, training, coaching and mentoring.
She was awarded the Character and Integrity Award from the field for her distinct and significant contribution to the field agents’ success. With experience as being one of the female pioneers in the insurance world as well as being an expert in gender communication, she was asked to speak on the Main Platform at LAMP, an Insurance Conference, about recruiting women into the industry. She has also been the Keynote Speaker at the Women’s breakfast at LAMP and led numerous breakout sessions on “Why Can’t A Woman Be More Like A Man”. She is also the author of “Selling In A Skirt”, “Famous Isn’t Enough” and “Pure Wealth”, business books for Professional Women, Sales Executives and Entrepreneurs.
Judy is the host of a weekly radio show on The Women 4 Women Network/iHeart Radio called Selling In A Skirt and is also featured as “The Gender Expert” on Fox News Radio. She has appeared on CNN Headlines, ABC, CBS, CW33 and Good Morning Texas and has contributed articles to Small Business Trends, the Dallas Morning News, Dallas Business Journal, Texas CEO Magazine and appeared on the cover of Exceptional People Magazine. She was recently named as a finalist in the Women of Visionary Influence Mentor of the Year.
Certified Trainer for Selling in a Skirt
Forging her professional career in industries such as oil & gas, medical device manufacturing, and paper & boxboard, she was often the only woman in meetings. Through these experiences Alexis developed a passion for helping women succeed, and has worked with several companies to set up internal affinity groups, that allow women to network and learn from each other.
In her work with Selling In a Skirt, Alexis has developed programs to help organizations attract, retain and develop women, specifically in financial services. She has spoken to groups on Gender Communication Differences, Confidence, and Strategic Networking, and has mentored a group of women from a Northwestern University graduate program as they have launched their own affinity group.
With a strong belief in giving back, Alexis has been active in a variety of organizations that educate, coach and mentor women at all stages of their career and has held a number of leadership roles within them. Most recently she was chair of the Women’s Committee of the Small Business Advocacy Council.
She has developed a variety of sales-related training programs for companies in the Financial Services industry. One insurance company client was named to Training magazine’s Top 125 for the first time, based on programs she designed and helped implement. At the same organization she consulted in the design and delivery of accelerated development process. The program graduated over 75 individuals in its first two years.
Alexis has presented on leadership to organizations such as YWCA of Chicago, Boardroom Bound, DePaul University and the Chicago Tax Club. Internationally she has spoken to the Harbin Chamber of Commerce (Harbin China) and to a number of financial organizations in Melbourne Australia.
She is a co-author of Pure Wealth and has been a guest on The Women 4 Women Network/iHeart Radio.
Her mission… to help women live the