Judy Lane is the Founder and Managing Partner of TeamworksGlobal, an executive advisory firm that provides resources and solutions for business, organizational and corporate growth strategies. Her leadership wisdom and portfolio of expertise serves executive entrepreneurs and organizational executives on a regional, national and global basis.
Judy Lane’s professional career has spanned business strategy, marketing, government relations and advocacy. Her portfolio includes regional, national and global initiatives on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, federal agencies, not-for-profit associations and privately held businesses.
Lane was responsible for launching Dun & Bradstreet’s MWBE (minority and women-owned business enterprise) division into the U.S. Hispanic market. In this role, she developed affinity marketing relationships and member campaign strategies, negotiated and structured corporate co-marketing promotional partnerships with such companies as IBM, Microsoft, NationsBank, Mastercard, American Airlines, Pitney Bowes and Avis. She also created alliances with national business and professional organizations to provide resources on a grassroots level for the emerging small and home-based business market. In her role with D&B, Judy also maintained key Congressional and White House relationships and served as liaison on industry-specific committees by appointment of Congress.
Judy’s work has also focused on highly sensitive areas of public outreach and corporate accountability. As Executive Director of the Public Affairs Group, a Washington, D.C. public affairs firm, she represented a coalition of 700 women’s business and professional organizations serving more than eight million women in America.
Judy’s lifelong passion for her Hispanic heritage fueled a personal vision to empower women’s business and entrepreneurial achievement. She founded the Business Women Leadership Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that produced a landmark study on the educational, professional and entrepreneurial accomplishments of Hispanic women in America, and convened a national summit in Washington, D.C. in partnership with the White House, SBA, Congressional lawmakers and corporate partners. The summit was attended by more than 300 delegates from across the country and represented chambers of commerce, professional associations, higher education and business incubators. Judy built partnerships with IBM, Ameritech, American Airlines, Dun & Bradstreet, NationsBank, Banco Popular, Smith Barney, Allstate and Levi Strauss to underwrite the cost of the campaign. She was recognized by the Euro-American Women’s Business Council as one of the world’s leading advocates for women’s business and entrepreneurial achievement.