College of Management and Technology
Dr. Betsy J. Macht
Dr. Macht leads the Quality Capabilities platform for the Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Q&C MAKE organization working to transform the quality organization to meet the needs of a digital future. Dr. Macht received a doctorate in business, emphasizing global supply chain management, from Walden University, and received the 2017 Frank Dilley Award for outstanding doctoral study for her doctoral study on Strategies to Influence a Quality and Compliance Culture. She received a BS in Civil/Environmental Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University joining the early women pioneers working in the field of engineering, and an MBA, from Walden University. A life-long scholar, Dr. Macht has committed to giving back to the STEM community serving on the leadership team for the NYAS STEM Scholars as a leader, speaker, and mentor. In 2016, Dr. Macht joined Walden University as a contributing professor in the College of Management & Technology as a doctoral mentor. She is continuing her developmental studies with Cornell University in data analytics.
With over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, chemical, medical device and consumer products industries, Dr. Macht has held leadership roles in engineering, operations, capital management, project management, and compliance. She currently holds a leadership role in the Quality & Compliance MAKE organization for the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group leading development of a strategy to define the quality organization of the future. In addition, she has lead the global quality optimization platform, lead the development of a multi-segment, global E2E Value Chain Quality strategy, partnered in leading the enterprise cost of quality strategy, and lead the quality leadership J&J production systems subgroup defining next steps to integrate quality and compliance priorities into the operations program.
Dr. Macht is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, a Certified Quality Auditor, and holds a certification in Sustainable Operations/Compliance from the J&J/Accenture Academy. She has been appointed a member of the Global STEM Alliance/NY Academy of Sciences program. Holding the rank of 3rd degree black belt, she is an active practitioner and instructor of Shotokan style karate with the US based Shotokan Karate Association. As a former member of the Board of Directors, and Chair of the Governance Committee for the Fairless Hills YMCA, Dr. Macht has provided leadership to develop and implement the strategic plan increasing membership, driving financial and performance development, and securing funding in support of the Y’s future growth in the region.