In her new book is Building a Culture for Sustainability: People, Planet and Profits in a New Green Economy she shares insights on how nine major companies are holistically integrating sustainability throughout their operations. Jeana was also lead editor on The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook: When It All Comes Together, published in 2008. She was a lead author of Creating a Sustainable Future: A Global Study of Current Trends and Possibilities, 2007-2017.
Jeana is a co-founder of the Institute for Sustainable Enterprise at Fairleigh Dickinson University and teaches Employees and Organizations/HR in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability Program. She has held senior organizational, professional, and leadership development positions at AT&T and PSEG, as well as in the Federal government at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and the National Institute of Education.
Jeana graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from the City University of New York and earned a Ph.D. in psychology with honors from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Bill is the former US environmental practice leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers and currently serves as an adjunct professor at Columbia University in Green Accounting. He is a co-editor and co-author of The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook. When It All Comes Together. He received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland and his M.B.A. from Rutgers University.
Her focus is on cultivating professional and personal excellence, bridging the gap between knowing what to do and being able to do it. Linda’s whole systems approach to learning and change enables clients to navigate complex issues in doable steps that produce rapid, genuine results.
She brings to her consulting, training and coaching a practical, hands-on perspective gained from thirty years of business experience coupled with her artist’s sense of invention, play and design, and an amateur naturalist’s powers of observation.
Linda is a co-author of The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook (2008). She serves on the steering committee of the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market, and formerly was on the board of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Boston, and their Sustainable Business Leader Program.
Linda is a leader in forging new ground using virtual technologies for collaborative problem-solving, immersive learning, and advancing collective ingenuity. Delia Lake is Linda Kelley’s avatar representative in the Second Life® where she has worked for over eight years to raise awareness of and work collaboratively on real-world environmental and sustainability issues with people around the globe. She does this because she believes that virtual media will provide essential co-creative spaces and interfaces between local and global sustainability initiatives.
Paul is the former Director of Sustainability for the Morristown Partnership – a New Jersey based business association with over 1,300 members – where he helped develop business-driven sustainability programs with sector-specific trainings that ultimately realized community-wide relevance and impact. He also served as the Director of the Town of Morristown, Office of Sustainability where he worked to develop a technology-enabled, municipal government centric, performance management system with integrated sustainability metrics.
Her most recent experience was in Munich, Germany at Allianz SE, an international insurance company, as an expert in the sustainability team. Trina supported the development of Allianz’s extensive sustainability report and developed the implementation plan of the company’s carbon reduction strategy across 80 countries.
Trina received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, her M.E.M. in Engineering and Technology from George Washington University and her M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
In addition to his entrepreneurial experience, Bill has authored two books and created a CD musical collection of romantic music (www.romancebychoice.com). Bill has created a philanthropic entertainment company called Philanthropic Events, which hosts charitable events for a wide spectrum of nonprofit organizations.
Bill heads up the Transitioning to Green Entrepreneurial and Green Franchise Development area, also known as “The Village of Anything is Possible.”
Drucker is President of Consultants in Corporate Innovation (www.corporateinnovation.com) and is Vice President of Transitioning to Green (www.transitioningtogreen.com) His work is unique because he integrates the principles of positive psychology and advances in neuroscience and mindfulness with the methods of process improvement, change management, and environmental sustainability. He serves as a trusted advisor on governance and leadership to Boards of Directors, owners, professional partnerships, and leaders of every size business. He is proud to be partnering with Jeana Wirtenberg and others as Vice President of Transitioning to Green, bringing to its clients guidance on integrating their strategic business goals, cultural and performance norms into new leadership behaviors, employee engagement programs and other sustainability plans to ensure their leaders know how to keep creating an ever-green future for their companies.
Xerox Corporation recruited Drucker from his doctoral program at UCLA, after he successfully helped integrate a billion dollar acquisition of a computer company. He began his business career working directly the Chairman, C. Peter McColough. In his 15-year career for Xerox, he ran a global division focused on developing strategies for new business models for the digital future the corporation was pursuing. His division developed a reputation for creating practical and cost-effective methods for designing and implementing future focused strategies that created sustainable organizational changes while also being responsible for their CSR efforts which became models for Quality of Work Life Programs and global safety standards.
Tom received his MA in Clinical Psychology from UCLA while working with and being mentored by Viktor Frankl and Abraham Maslow. He pursued a PhD at UCLA’s business school where he studied change management, operations research, anthropology, linguistics, and behavioral science writing his dissertation on how leadership styles affected the success of long-term organizational change.