Faculty

The MBA faculty is composed of distinguished professors and sustainability practitioners that reflect the broad diversity and talent of those working within the sustainability realm. The Weekend Residency structure supports a remarkable array of cutting-edge practitioners that teach as adjunct professors, permanent Bard faculty, and notable guest lecturers.
Jeana Wirtenberg

Jeana Wirtenberg

Ph.D. (Psychology), University of California at Los Angeles; B.S. (Mathematics), City University of New York. Wirtenberg recently wrote, Building a Culture for Sustainability: People, Planet and Profits in a New Green Economy, in which she shares insights on how nine major companies are holistically integrating sustainability throughout their operations. Jeana was lead editor of 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 president and CEO of Transitioning to Green. Her company develops individual and organizational capacity to make sustainability take root. Working with CEO's, Presidents, and VP's of Fortune 500 companies, Jeana has helped organizations reach the highest levels of performance excellence by aligning with business strategy. She has held senior organizational, professional, and leadership development positions in major companies-AT&T and the Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), as well as in the Federal government at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and the National Institute of Education. Jeana is a co-­founder of the Institute for Sustainable Enterprise at Fairleigh Dickinson University and teaches at Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability Program.