Martin E. Judge
CEO, Judge Group
Martin E. Judge joined the Philadelphia Soul Ownership Group in 2011.
Judge is CEO and founder of The Judge Group, a leading professional services firm providing technology, talent and learning solutions. Mr. Judge founded the company in 1970 and is regarded as a pioneer in the human capital management and staffing industries.
In 2003, Judge successfully took The Judge Group private in an effort to reinvest capital into the growth of the company. Mr. Judge’s enthusiasm, friendly nature and business-minded attitude helped The Judge Group grow to over 30 locations in the United States, Canada and China.
In 2010, Judge and veteran award-winning anchor and producer Lou Tilley, expanded The Judge Group to include Lou Tilley Media, a comprehensive video production, creative and marketing company that is entering its fourth season as producers of Soul football telecasts as well as a weekly Soul magazine show on Comcast TV.
In 2012, Judge and business partner Ron Jaworski formed AFL Global with the goal of taking professional arena football abroad. After the Chinese government awarded them the rights and approval to bring this unique game of American football to China, the China American Football League (CAFL) was formed to establish the sport there, from seeking investors to planning training sessions and exhibition games to promote the new venture. In November 2013, the CAFL (formerly Ganlan Media International) hosted the first ever, American-style professional arena football game in Beijing, China with an audience of over 8,000 local fans.
The Judge Group is consistently on Philly.com’s list of Top Workplaces and has won a wide variety of industry awards. In 2014, Judge was ranked the 13th largest IT staffing firm and among the top largest staffing firms in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts.
Judge is a dedicated supporter of several charities including the American Cancer Society, ALS Foundation, American Red Cross, American Heart Association, March of Dimes, and TechImpact, a national nonprofit that provides high-quality and affordable technology assistance to other nonprofits and training to young adults. In 2012, he was the inaugural recipient of the Community Impact Award from TechImpact (then NPower PA). He also serves on the executive board of directors for The Maxwell Football Club of Pennsylvania. He resides in Moorestown, NJ.