Judy Wade "is a partner of McKinsey & Company. She has focused primarily on helping clients with major operational and organizational transformations, often in complex public sector environments and where there are large front-line workforces. Ms. Wade is a leader of the North American Operational Practice, and the Firm’s Public Sector/non-profit practice. She has led public sector efforts for the New York City Schools, the Guateng (South Africa) Department of Education, National Business Initiative’s (South Africa) educational business planning program for schools in previously disadvantaged communities, and the South African Police Service, among others.
"Ms. Wade has served on the board of Business Against Crime in South Africa, and currently serves on the boards of Technoserve and the University of California, Berkeley’s College of Letters and Science.
"Prior to joining McKinsey, Judy Wade worked as a research associate for Hambrecht & Quist, Inc., an investment bank in San Francisco, and for Anthem Electronics, an electronics distributor. Judy Wade has a B.A. in economics from University of California, Berkeley and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government." 
- Managing Director, Democracy Alliance
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.