Daniel Goldberg, MBA

Lecturer, Business
Office Phone: 267-633-3323
Office Location: Sutherland, 322

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M.B.A., Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
B.A., Anthropology (Concentration in Physical Anthropology),
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Research Interests

Entrepreneurship/Business, Human Behavior and Motivation, Leadership, Happiness and Contentment, Human and Societal Evolution, World History

Major Business Accomplishments

Founder, former owner, and CEO: For Eyes Optical Company – a retail, manufacturing, and export/import company, with locations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

Founder and CEO: Goldberg Strunk and Levy – a marketing, management, advertising, and public relations firm; servicing local, national, and international clients.

Chairman and Co-Founder: Atrun Oil and Gas – oil and gas exploration and production joint venture between American investors/operators and the Russian Government

Founder and CEO: Dan Goldberg Consulting, L.L.C. – a business consulting, training, and coaching firm, servicing national and international clients.

Selected Publications, Academic Presentations/Articles/Awards/Service

Lighten Up and Lead, The Institute for Effective Leadership/AuthorHouse, 2007

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Successful Leadership, (co-authored with Don Martin) Praeger, 2008

Soaring To Enlightenment – The Secret to Living a Contented Life, AuthorHouse, 2012

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Running a Business: Strategy and Leadership, (contributor) Praeger 2014

Smart Business Now Magazine – Columnist (5 years)

ROI Magazine – Contributor (4 years)

Academic Conference Presentations/Speeches
Association of Pennsylvania University Business & Economics Faculties – October 6, 2006 – The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Why Entrepreneurs Sell Their Businesses

Keynote Speaker – PASSHE’s (Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education) 6th Annual Graduate Research and Creative Projects Symposium, Harrisburg, PA – April 19, 2012

Academic Articles – Proceedings - 2006
Association of Pennsylvania University Business & Economics Faculties
Why Entrepreneurs Sell Their Businesses

 Journal of Business Ethics Education - 2014
Giacalone, R.A., Promislo, M.D., Goldberg, D., & Giacalone, E.A. (Vol. 11, 2014). Business Students Educational Preferences: A Strong Inference Investigation of Expansive Values,
 Journal of Business Ethics Education

Academic Awards
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Minor (ENTI) Seed Grant, Penn State University – Recipient 2014

Elected to the Academic Senate, Penn State Abington – representing the Division of Social Sciences - 2015

Teaching Interests and Courses Taught

ENGR 310: Entrepreneurial Leadership
MGMT 215: The Entrepreneurial Mindset
MGMT 326: Organizational Behavior and Design
MGMT 425: New Venture Creation
MKTG 220: Introduction to Selling Techniques
MKTG 301: Principals of Marketing
MKTG 327: Retailing
MKTG 445: Global Marketing
MKTG 497B: Marketing and the Entrepreneurial Mind
BA 495A: Business Internship
BA 495B: Undergraduate Research in Business

Partial List of Acknowledgments, Honors, Recognition, and Media Interviews

United States Senate: Senate Select Committee on Small Business – Recognition for the Marketing of Professional Services

Citizen Diplomacy Award for American Business by the International Visitors Council of Philadelphia (IVC) – now Citizens Diplomacy International, Philadelphia, PA: for teaching Russian business executives strategic planning. These executives were chosen by the President of Russia and sponsored by the United States government under the Presidential Management Training Initiative (PMTI)

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives: "Certificate of Appreciation" for his activities with PMTI.

Chapel of the Four Chaplains – Recognition for Business and Community Work

The Future of Business in Philadelphia – Federal Reserve Bank (Sponsored by the Philadelphia Commercial Development Corporation and the American Business Management Forum) – Speaker and Emcee

Doing Business in Russia – The Union League (Sponsored by AIG and The Atrun Group) – Speaker and Emcee

Media Interviews

Investor’s Business Daily
Business Week
Good Morning America
United Press International
Associated Press
Philadelphia Inquirer
Boston Globe
Los Angeles Herald Examiner
San Francisco Examiner
Chicago Tribune
Miami Herald
Oakland Tribune
Baltimore Sun
Washington Post

Various other television/radio shows, magazines and newspapers (local and national)

Partial List of Consulting Clients

A partial list of clients for whom Dan has developed and presented programs, seminars, keynote speeches, and retreats, as well as those that retained him as a consultant:

Rohm and Haas
SUNGARD Pentamation
AAA Mid-Atlantic
The Brickman Group, Ltd.
Keystone Cement Company
Stradley, Ronon, Stevens and Young
Penn Home Care & Hospice Services
International Women's Apparel
Goldenberg Rosenthal, LLP
American REF-FUEL
Warrick Pharmaceuticals
Certech, Inc.
Green Industry Exposition.
Presbyterian Hospital
Tower Investments
Bill Blass Clothing
Taylor Community Health Alliance
Edgcomb Metals
White Systems, Inc.
Allianz/Jefferson Insurance
Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs
National Concrete Masonry Association

Partial List of Boards Memberships and Volunteer Work

United Way, Greater Philadelphia – Appropriations Committee, 1984
Great Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce – Small Business Council, 1985
International Visitors Council of Philadelphia – Board of Directors (Executive Board), 1999-2014
Drexel University School of Public Heath – Chairman, Dean’s Council, 2001-2004
Philadelphia 100 Alumni – Executive Board, 2001-2003
Kutztown University – Dean’s Advisory Board, College of Business, 2006-2014 (Chair ‘06-‘12)
Kutztown University Entrepreneurial Leadership Center – Advisory Board, 2013-2014
Temple University – Judge, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Inst. – Business Plan Competition (‘04, ’08)