Judy Rummler received her B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1963. For several years, she worked as an editor for Encyclopedia Britannica and Scott Foresman in Chicago, Illinois. In 1971 she was a founder of The Book Bin, a retail bookstore in Northbrook, Illinois. After moving to Minnesota in 1974, Judy and her husband Bill founded Centron Computer Corporation, a company specializing in the re-marketing and leasing of IBM computer equipment. For twelve years Judy served as Vice President and Treasurer and worked alongside Bill. In 1986 Judy joined Swenson Anderson Associates (later AdvisorNet Financial) in Minneapolis where she served clients in personal and corporate financial planning for eighteen years. She earned her Certified Financial Planner status in 1987. Judy served as Chair of the Methodist Hospital Foundation Board (now the Park Nicollet Foundation in St. Louis Park, Minnesota) and as Chair of the Colonial Church of Edina Foundation in Edina, Minnesota. She and Bill are now winter residents of Bonita Springs, Florida, where Judy is a member of the Women’s Committee for Hope Hospice, the Friends of the Salvation Army and the Bonita Springs Historical Society. Judy is the mother of Steve who died on July 1, 2011 of a drug overdose. She and her husband Bill have channeled their grief by establishing the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which aims to heighten awareness around the issue of chronic pain and the disease of addiction.