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Joretha G. Johnson

Global Strategy & Organization Development, Advanced Transformational Technologies

Joretha brings more than 30 years of global corporate business leadership, along with internal and external consulting expertise across diverse brands, business units, supply chains, product platforms, manufacturing technologies, and global regions. Her areas of expertise include executive leadership and organizational development, high speed/high performance manufacturing systems, continuous improvement methodologies, strategy development and operational excellence.

Joretha is a creative problem-solver and thought leader. Her reputation for leading through complexity and developing high-performing organizations has led to numerous corporate business, nonprofit, & and civic leadership roles as a trustee, board member, or advisor.

Joretha’s passion is cultivating ownership and leadership capabilities which generate healthy, flourishing organizations that work for everyone. She has a unique ability to facilitate and design strengths-based solutions that transform diverse cultures, people, technologies, organizations, and communities around the world.

Joretha G Johnson

Education and Certifications

Education & Publications
  • Joretha holds a B.S in Polymer Science & Engineering and an M.S. in Positive Organizational Development & Sustainable Change (MPOD) from Case Western Reserve University

  • Negotiating with Emotional Intelligence, published in Success Strategies from Women In STEM, 2nd Edition

Strengths & Experience
  • Joretha is CEO & President, Advanced Transformational Technologies, Management Consultants and Board Chair of the Organization Development Network (ODN), the world’s largest international association of Organization Development practitioners.

  • Joretha is an Adjunct Professor and Executive in Residence for the Technology, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Program at the Poole School of Management, North Carolina State University.

  • Retired Global Executive, Product Supply & Manufacturing Brand Management, Procter & Gamble

  • Joretha is an expert in Organization Design & Development, specializing in change management, strategy development & deployment, cultural transformations, and continual improvement methodologies.

  • Joretha is an expert practitioner, trainer, and facilitator in several strengths-based methodologies such as Appreciative Inquiry Summit Design & Facilitation, Developing Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence, and the Feedback Styles Assessment, & High Performance Integration Model, which were developed by Advanced Transformational Technologies.

  • Executive Certification in Nonprofit Leadership, Duke University

  • Consulting in Groups and Organizations (CIGO) Certificate Program, Limberg University and

  • Katholeike University of Leuven.

  • Advanced Masters in Organizational Consulting (AMOC), Ashridge Management College, Berkhampsted, UK

  • Emotional and Social Competency Inventory, Hay Group

  • Developing Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence, Weatherhead School of Management, CWRU

  • Appreciative Inquiry Certificate in Positive Business and Societal Change, Weatherhead School of Management, CWRU

Board & Civic Leadership:
  • Organization Development Network, Board Chair, Presently Serving

  • Executive in Residence, Poole School of Management, North Carolina State University, 2015- Present

  • Chancellor’s AA Community Advisory Council, NC State University, 2011-Present

  • Ravenscroft School Board, 2015-2018

  • Carolina Steel Solutions, 2012-2014

  • Triangle North Healthcare Foundation, 2010-2018

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