Mary Humann Judson ’84 is the President of The Goizueta Foundation, a private charitable foundation established in 1992 by Roberto C. Goizueta to provide financial assistance to educational and charitable institutions. He envisioned a philanthropy that would improve the quality of life for individuals through education and human services. Mrs. Judson works with a Board of Trustees comprised of the next generation of the Goizueta family to continue their parents’ philanthropic legacy.
While at Marist, Mrs. Judson participated in the Key Club and Junior Classical League, excelled at academics, and was renowned for her lack of athletic ability. Following her junior year at Marist, she matriculated at Agnes Scott College, returning to graduate with her Marist class in May 1984. While at Agnes Scott, Mrs. Judson served as a four-year member and as Treasurer of Social Council, as Activities Chair of Orientation Council, and as President of Mortar Board Honor Society. In 1987, she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and joined the Corporate Banking Training Program of the Citizens & Southern National Bank, where she worked in the U.S. Corporate Banking Division and the Private Banking Group (1987 - 1992).
Prior to joining The Goizueta Foundation in 2016, Mrs. Judson served as Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer of the Jesse Parker Williams Foundation (2007 - 2016). Her other professional experience includes serving as Manager of Community Relations and Pro Bono at Troutman Sanders LLP (2005 – 2007), as Executive Director of the R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation (2002 – 2005), and as a Senior Campaign Manager at Coxe Curry & Associates (1992 – 1993 & 1998 – 1999). Mrs. Judson was selected to participate in the Hull Fellows Leadership Program of the Southeastern Council of Foundations in 2003.
Mrs. Judson is a member of the Board of Trustees of Marist School, where she has served as Chair of the Educational Policy and Mission Accountability Committee and as Co-Chair of the Alumni Committee of The Way. The Hope. The Promise. She recently completed her term as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Southeastern Council of Foundations and currently serves as Chair of the Program Committee and Vice-Chair of the Finance Committee. She has previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Catholic Foundation for North Georgia and of Reach for Excellence.
Mrs. Judson was married to Mark Judson in 1988, and they are the proud parents of Marist graduate Hadley ’11, who is currently a Faculty Fellow at Wesleyan School and will begin her studies towards a Master’s degree at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody School of Education in June. Mary and Mark shared the honor of chairing Centre College’s Parent Committee during Hadley’s senior year there and are parishioners at Cathedral of Christ the King.