Maureen Stroud is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Institute of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University in Chicago. She teaches an online course on Assessment and Reporting for Energy, Air, Buildings and Transportation as part of a Four-Course Sequence for Sustainability Professionals in Sustainability Assessment and Planning. She also provides consulting services focusing on corporate sustainability and reporting, carbon markets, and circular economy.
Stroud formerly managed the North America and Global Carbon programs at Whirlpool Corporation. In her role at Whirlpool, she was responsible for Whirlpool’s North American Sustainability Strategy and manages the sustainability initiatives for products under the Amana, Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, and Jenn-Aire Brands.
Previously, she developed sustainability standards for products in the building industry, managed a university sustainability program, provided sustainability and risk assessment services for large industrial and commercial clients, and managed hazardous waste remediation projects.
Maureen has held several voluntary and appointed positions including serving as a Board Member for the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum (WMSBF), Southeast Michigan Sustainable Business Forum (SMSBF), serving as a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)’s Emerging Professionals National Committee, and providing Pro Bono consulting services through Net Impact Chicago Chapter.
Maureen holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Saint Mary’s College of California and went on to earn a M.S. in Corporate Environmental Management and Sustainability and an M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.