Judi Schindler, a founding member of the Chicago Area Chapter of NAWBO and its third president, headed an award-winning public relations and marketing firm for more than 30 years.
She is currently an actor, appearing in Chicago commercials, plays and independent films, as well as an author. Her humorous book, “Husbands: An Owner’s Manual,” based on her 50+ years of marriage to the same man, explains how to select a husband and how to maintain him in good working order.
During her NAWBO years, Schindler also served as a national officer of the organization and was an elected delegate to the 1980 and 1986 White House Conferences on Small Business. Her efforts in this area earned her the 1989 Chicago “Woman Business of the Year Award” and the 1986 national award as “Women in Business Advocate” presented by the United States Small Business Administration.