Martha Jo Katz
Born and raised in Ocilla, GA, Martha Jo Katz is a new member of the Greater Atlanta Chapter in Hadassah Southeastern.
She has had an illustrious career in the modeling and hotel industries. For 18 years she worked as a model, featured by Saks Fifth Avenue, Vogue, and Yves St. Laurent and appearing in the New York Times, Women's Wear Daily, and other publications.
For Martha Jo, playing dress up for the world's top designers led to a second career. She is a 22-year veteran with a focus in sales and catering. Upon retiring in 2011, she volunteers and works as a catering consultant.
Martha Jo has chaired/co-chaired many events and serves on several boards and committees, including the Georgia Cancer Foundation and the Buckhead Business Association. She is also a member of the Etz Chaim Synagogue Sisterhood and the William Bremen Jewish Home Auxiliary.
Martha Jo has been married to her college sweetheart, Jerry, for 55 years and has a son Steven, a daughter Roben, and four grandchildren, Marissa, Andrew, Brent, and Reed.
Martha loves to paint, grow orchids, and is currently working on a book titled "Two Block to Grandma's House."
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