At an early age, Judy Carter discovered that the messes in her life were great comedy material.
Judy’s message of using humor as a transformational tool led to her being featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, as well as being a frequent contributor to National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” as well as a blogger for Psychology Today.
Currently, Judy is an international keynote speaker, speaking coach, and workshop leader on the power of personal stories and humor to inspire others and decrease workplace stress. Her “wake-them-up” keynotes have thrilled attendees at many Fortune 500 companies including Fedex, Oracle, Disney, Boeing, as well as hundreds of finance, healthcare and women's events.
As an author, Judy doesn’t like to brag, but she did write the Bible. No joke, she’s the author of The Comedy Bible (Simon & Schuster) as well as, “Standup Comedy: The Book” (Dell Books). Judy’s new book, “The Message of You: Turn Your Life Story into a Money-Making Speaking Career” (St. Martin’s Press), teaches readers how to become her competition.
Judy lives in Venice Beach, CA with her spouse, dogs, and 6-toed cats who allow her to live with them as long as she feeds everybody
"Last summer I invested $5K in a speech coach who will remain nameless, but whom we both know and love. Suffice it to say that I got more out of the Table of Contents of your book than I did from his coaching!"
- Jennifer H. Ledet
"Judy, the speech went fantastic and the heart story touched many. Now, they didn't laugh as much as I wanted but hey - they are CPAs! A lot of people came up to me and congratulated me and I got a standing ovation. Well, at the end I had everyone standing saying - YES AND, I am a Super CPA. There is a picture of me in my super CPA t-shirt on twitter #vscpa. You rock!"
- Peter Margaritis
"After learning your speaking and marketing techniques, I got my first paid gig! $750 plus a nice lunch! Thanks Judy."
- Jodi Weisberg
"Judy Carter is one of the most talented women I have ever met in terms of the quick wit that she infuses within a story, hers or the person she is working with… I first saw this at her humor conference years ago. Will you be having more conferences about what’s your message?"
- Brenda Elsagher, National Keynote Speaker, Author & Comic