Mr. Judd is the Lead Operating Partner at Blue Wolf Capital Partners. He has spent his career managing turnarounds and growth strategies of under-performing businesses, including as CEO of Novo Building Products and previously as President and CEO of Blue Wolf’s former portfolio company, Snappy Air Distribution Products, where he transitioned from a Board role to CEO, rebuilt the management team, rationalized manufacturing facilities and repositioned the company for profitable growth and acquisitions.
Mr. Judd served as CEO of PrimeSource Building Products, North America’s largest fastener company. He led PrimeSource through its transition to a private equity sponsored company while growing revenues and earnings. Mr. Judd has also served as President and COO of BlueLinx Holdings from 2004 to 2008 and was President and CEO from 2008 to 2013. He was instrumental in guiding the company’s transition from a division of Georgia-Pacific Corporation to an independent, publicly held company. During his 20-year career at Georgia-Pacific, George held a series of positions managing sales, operations, and production in the Building Products Distribution Division.
Mr. Judd serves on the Board of Directors of Hardwood Distribution Incorporated (HDI), Sterling Site Access Solutions and serves as the Chairman of the C&C Forest Products board of managers. He is also an advisor to Ajustco. Mr. Judd has previously served on the Board of Directors of American Builders Supply, Suwannee Lumber Company, The Mulch & Soil Company and the Harvard Joint Center for Housing, PrimeSource Building Products and the Advisory Board of DOCU-SIGN. He received a B.A. from Western Connecticut State University.