Jill Judd, LUTCF, FSS, is a State Farm agent. She recognized the importance of surrounding herself with successful professionals and joined NAIFA in 2001. She was immediately recruited to the board as the IFAPAC Committee Chair of NAIFA-Santa Cruz (now NAIFA-Monterey Bay.) As local President in 2005-2006, NAIFA-Santa Cruz, under Judd’s leadership, earned the Jack E. Bobo Award and the highest score to date in California for the Association Achievement Award.
Judd served two terms as Membership Chair of NAIFA-California, while moderating LILI, her first of four California LILI classes (graduated 2006). She has chaired the NAIFA-California Long Range Planning Task Force, the Annual Career Conference, Personnel, Government Relations and Finance Committees. As president of NAIFA-California, 2012-2013, she spoke on legislation, membership, diversity and leadership development.
Most recently, Judd was NAIFA Trustee, 2013-2015, and a member of the NAIFA Strategic Planning Task Force (NAIFA 20/20), the CEO Search Committee, 2015, and is currently on the NAIFA Finance Committee. She is Legislative Partner with State Farm Insurance Companies and a NAIFA Congressional Council Member. She strongly believes in continuing education and is scheduled to complete requirements for the CLU and RICP designations by August 2016.
She and her husband Hal, a 44-year State Farm agent, enjoy living on the coast, and traveling anywhere they can savor a good meal, and hear great music.