Press Release – NEWARK, N.J., March 10, 2017 – The Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL) at Rutgers Business School is pleased to announce Karen J. Kessler as Chair of its Ethics Executive Business Cabinet. Ms. Kessler, President and Founder of Evergreen PR, is recognized for her sound counsel and creative communications approach to handling ethical dilemmas faced by a high-profile client base. She recently ranked among NJ Biz’ 2017 most powerful executives.
“Karen’s deep sense of integrity and her expertise in addressing a broad range of ethical crises will be valuable to the Institute as it grows as a resource for corporations, nonprofits, academic institutions and government. We look forward to her direction and leadership”, said James Abruzzo, IEL Co-founder.
Rutgers IEL Executive Business Cabinet provides a forum for C-suite leaders to network, gain knowledge, share concerns and progress the collective ethical leadership agenda. The Cabinet also guides the Institute in developing and enhancing its programs, services and operations. Members include Cabinet Vice Chair, Damien Atkins, Panasonic North America; Robert Marino, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield; Robert Garrett, Hackensack University Health Network; Bernard Flynn, NJM Insurance; Ralph LaRossa, PSEG; William Heller, NY Football Giants, Inc.; Scott Kobler, McCarter & English; Linda Willett, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield; Fred Bertoldo, Wells Fargo Bank; Michael Ullmann, Johnson & Johnson; Douglas Eakeley, Lowenstein Sandler; and Stephen Pelletier, Prudential Financial.
“Perhaps now more than ever, we need to invest in developing the ability and character of those who will guide us forward, and I am honored to collaborate with the Institute in this work”, stated Kessler.