Judy Hatz is originally from Merrill Wisconsin. She is the oldest of three girls and was raised on a dairy farm. Judy is a graduate of Merrill High School, NTC and Upper Iowa University with a degree in Business Management. She has a 30 year career in the Insurance Industry as an Independent Agent with two Agencies in Merrill, most recently a resident claim representative and a Branch Claim Manager For Auto-Owners Insurance, retiring in 2019.
Judy was a member of the Merrill Noon Optimist before moving to Madison. She has chaired various projects and has served as President, Treasurer and Lt. Governor. She also had opportunities of leadership as President Sun Prairie Lions Club, Church Council and as a Merrill City Alderman.
Judy enjoys traveling, curling, recreational aviation, ying lessons in her cub and being active in the community.