Judy Katafiaz - Director, Employee Relations & Communications
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Judy joined our Family of Companies in 2009 as our Director, Employees Relations & Communications. Judy has over 25 years experience in human resources. Judy's career began in retail, expanded to health care, finance and now to technology. Before joining FLTG Judy was upstate New York's human resources manager at Raymour & Flanigan furniture, supporting 26 locations and several hundred associates. Judy has experience as an HR generalist covering employee relations, training and development, benefits, communications and more.
Judy has a BS degree in psychology from the State University of New York at Oswego. In addition, Judy has a MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. During Judy's tenure as a HR professional in financial services, she taught college-level evening classes.
Judy is a member of the National Human Resources Association and the Society of Human Resources Management. Volunteering is a particular passion and she has a lengthy list of community volunteering experiences – particularly involving children and families.
Judy and her husband Mark reside in Penfield, NY with their teenage daughters Lena and Renee. As a family, they enjoy camping, cooking and spending time with friends.