Judy Koch

President and Founder

Prior to founding Bring Me a Book in 1997, Judy was owner of RSP Manufacturing Corporation from 1989 to 1997. RSP provided precision sheet metal fabrication, stamping and electro-mechanical assembly services to companies in Silicon Valley. Bring Me a Book grew out of a benefit program she had provided employees of her company.

Judy began her career as an English teacher in California public schools. She is a member of The Committee of 200, Women’s Forum West, University Rotary Club of Palo Alto, and a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum. Judy received the Philanthropic Innovator Award from the Committee of 200 in 2004 and a Purpose Prize Fellow Award from Encore.org in 2007. She has two adult sons and four grandchildren who live in Silicon Valley.