Corporate Champion

JUDITH (JUDY) NOVAK: New Corporate Champion for the Black Women’s Leadership Council (BWLC)

Judith (Judy) Novak
Chief Finance Officer, North America Operations

Who Is Judy Novak?

  • Xerox employee since 1990
  • Current role, CFO, North America Operations since 11/2016
  • CFO, Xerox Technology 5/2016 11/2016
  • Strategic Transformation / Bus Process Operations, Technology 10/2014 5/2016
  • CFO, Global Graphic Communications 2012-2014
  • Director, Corporate FP&A, 2019-2012
  • And lots of other finance roles in Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Corporate Finance, and Business Groups


  • MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1990
  • BS, Accounting, LeMoyne College, 1984
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Volunteer, Board of Directors, Xceed Financial Credit Union


Married 21 years to Dan (retired), son Jonathan (20, sophomore at Clarkson University studying Engineering & Management), daughter Katy (18, freshman at Binghamton University studying Actuarial Science)Judy, has raised the bar for being a Corporate Champion. She has hit the ground running as our leader. During her first 60 days in position, Judy has joined BWLC as member, coaching on the Mentoring Program, hosted a meet and greet with the Southeast Chapter (Atlanta), worked with us to secure our Diamond Sponsor, registered for the Summit and accepted invitation to be the keynote speaker for the Members Only Call. Thank you Judy for taking charge and moving BWLC forward.

My Role With BWLC

    • How can I help ensure that we have a succession planning process that enables Xerox to be successful?
  • How do I encourage others to mentor and support development in the organization?
  • What do I do, every day, to mentor talent in the organization?
  • How do we do a better job of ensuring there is a diverse set of ready now candidates for every role?

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