Judy Futch Consulting, Inc. provides facilitative leadership to organizations and communities by guiding change processes, building collaborations and developing strategies for productive and sustainable futures. She focuses her work on the human dimension of change and transition as well as coaching organizations and leaders on strategies and collaborations for success.
Judy serves as an organization development consultant to non-profit and profit organizations, health care and community based organizations, and college and educational institutions. Basing her consultation on Appreciative Inquiry methodology, Judy incorporates strengths and value identification aspects of appreciative inquiry into facilitation and mediation services, strategic planning, values “surfacing”, mission definition and systems expansion and reinvention. .
She consults with mature organizations on issues of merger, service delivery improvement, staff retention and recruitment, strategic direction and leadership succession. She also works with early-stage organizations to identify stakeholder interests, clarify vision, mission, goals and leadership roles and to build effective board, executive director and staff relationships.
As Mental Health Education Director, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, she established the Mental Health Education Department and co-developed a comprehensive information service program and a psychiatric residency rotation at area community mental health programs. She developed the Management Education Department at Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville, NC, and continues to provide management consultation and training to community based health programs and hospitals.
Judy has an Ed.S. degree in Human Relations and a M.Ed. in Counseling and Psychological Services from Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia. She has received additional training in facilitation, mediation, dialogue, appreciative inquiry and Jungian psychology. She is certified in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and the EQI 2.0 (Emotional Intelligence). She is a Professional Certified Coach, International Coaching Federation.