Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D.


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Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D. helps companies and organizations make sustainability a mainstream, routine business practice. She is an expert on the leadership, organizational dynamics, and psychology required to make that happen. Jeana is president and CEO of Transitioning to Green (www.transitioningtogreen.com). Her company develops individual and organizational capacity to make sustainability take root. She is co-founder and senior advisor of the Institute for Sustainable Enterprise (www.fdu.edu/ise) at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and Associate Professor of Professional Practice at Rutgers University.

Her book Building a Culture for Sustainability: People, Planet and Profits in a New Green Economy (Praeger, 2014) shows how to holistically integrate sustainability throughout the culture of organizations. The book features Church & Dwight as one of nine case studies of companies leading the way. Jeana is lead editor for The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook: When It All Comes Together, first and second edition (Greenleaf Publishing, 2008, 2016).

Wirtenberg was HR Director for Development, Quality and Organization Effectiveness at Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) where she led a variety of initiatives to transform the firm and build organizational capacity. Formerly, she held several leadership positions in AT&T Human Resources and Marketing. Jeana started her career in the Federal government where she was a Social Science Analyst in the Office of Research at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and led the Women’s Research/Social Processes team at the National Institute of Education.

She teaches Organizational Behavior in Rutgers MBA program, Women Leading in Business and Management Skills in Rutgers Department of Management and Global Business. She received her Master’s degree and Ph.D. with honors in Psychology from U.C.L.A.

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