Jud provides Aberdeen clients with over 25 years of experience in technology, financial, legal services. He led business development and sales for two software companies before founding an early analytics, cloud, and technology consulting firm to support attorneys and corporations. Following the sale of his business to a strategic buyer, Jud worked in a family office where he raised capital through proprietary funds and co-investment opportunities and helped source alternative equity and debt investments. Most recently, Jud was an Executive Director in the private bank at JP Morgan where he advised family offices, fund principals, and high net worth family clients on complex investment, credit, and financial planning decisions.
Jud attended Washington and Lee University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. He also earned a certificate of Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Aresty Institute of Executive Education. Jud is a 7th generation Floridian committed to the sustainable growth of the Tampa Bay community. He is a Leadership Tampa graduate (Class of 2010), a board member of South Tampa Sticks, a member of Tampa Yacht and Country Club, and also serves on the history committee of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla. Jud is also active with the alumni groups of Berkeley Preparatory School and St. John’s Episcopal Day School.