Judy Briscoe Golz was born in Kendal, England. She joined Compassion International's Board of Directors in September 2004. Judy has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Wheaton College. She received a master's degree and doctorate in community psychology from New York University.
Judy is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology and Counseling at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Trinity Graduate School. She has consulted with various organizations on research projects and surveys and served on the Board of Visitors for Wheaton College.
She is an international conference speaker and enjoys integrating psychological concepts into her Biblically-based talks. She has co-authored three books with her mother, Jill Briscoe. Judy and her husband, Greg, have three sons, Drew, Jordan and Stephen.