Jeffrey F. Berg, BS '79, MEng '80, MBA '81
Jeffrey F. Berg (BS '79, MEng '80, MBA '81) is Director Emeritus at PRTM Management Consultants. Jeff's professional career was spent with PRTM, strategy and operations management consultants to technology-driven businesses. During his 23 years with the firm, he was Chief Operating Officer (COO), lead director of the Industrial and Process Technologies business group (serving clients in the A&D, Automotive, Industrial, Chemical, and Consumer Products industries), and lead director for the Operations Excellence practice area. Jeff also was responsible for starting PRTM's European consulting business, spending three and one half years working in the UK. He also served as a founding director of the Performance Measurement Group, PRTM's benchmarking subsidiary. Prior to joining PRTM, Jeff spent time working for Exxon, Arthur Andersen, and Xerox in various IT and supply chain management positions.
Mr. Berg is Co-Chair of the AA&D Committee of the Johnson Advisory Council, a member of the Dean's Annual Fund Leadership Committee of Johnson, Chair of the Cornell Adult University (CAU) Advisory Board, and a Board Member of eCornell (an on-line, for profit education business owned by Cornell). In addition, he is a Board Member of the Cornell Association of Class Officers, Vice Chair of Cornell's Major Gifts Committee, a member of the Metro NY Tower Club Committee, and is a Foremost Benefactor of Cornell. Jeff has also served as an alumni-elected member of Cornell's Board of Trustees and two terms as President of the Class of '79.
In addition to his Cornell activities, Mr. Berg is the Summer Camp Promotion and Finance Chair for Westchester-Putnam Council of the Boy Scouts and is Fundraising Chair at Jewish Family Congregation in South Salem, NY.
Jeff received a BS in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering (ORIE), a Master of Engineering in ORIE, and a MBA all from Cornell.
Mr. Berg and his wife Debra Paget reside in Scottsdale, AZ and Golden's Bridge, NY. They have three children - Samantha (Cornell '09), Lowell (Ohio U '12) and Blake (Syracuse '12).