Michael Judge qualified from UCD with a degree in Agri Science. He was employed as an Agricultural advisor in Co. Cavan from where he joined ACC Bank in Navan Co Meath.
He was manager of ACC Bank in Tuam, Co. Galway until 2009 and then joined Canada Life Assurance from where he then moved to CMCC Financial Solutions in October 2013 as a Financial Adviser. A keen sports man, Michael played Gaelic Football with his native Caherlistrane, Co. Galway, UCG, UCD and Senior Football with Galway whilst also playing Rugby with Navan & Tuam RFC. He is a member and past president of Tuam Lions Club.