January 18th, 2021
Throughout her distinguished career in corporate executive leadership, Beth Eckenrode developed a track record as a results-focused leader of high-performing teams as Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for the H.J. Heinz Company and Vice President of NOVA Chemicals. Since then, her ability to integrate strategic and tactical leadership to address complex business problems has made her a sought-after consultant to both start-up companies and multi-national corporations. Recognizing that AUROS360™ could provide building owners with more confidence in their sustainable building investments, she co-founded AUROS Group in 2017. Beth recently co-authored the book, "The Power of Existing Buildings--Save Money, Improve Health and Reduce Environmental Impacts" (Island Press, 2019).
Beth holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering (BSIE) from the University of Wisconsin and a Masters Business Administration (MBA) from Northwestern University, along with certifications as a RESET professional, a Fitwel Ambassador and a Green Globes Professional. Her commitment to community is evidenced by her role on the local school board. Prior to her role on the school board, Beth co-founded a local task force committed to promoting educational excellence. She is co-founder of a Pittsburgh Executive Women's Network, and she served as Board Chair of Make A Wish for Greater Pennsylvania and Southern West Virginia.