University of Southern California

Adlai Wertman
Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship, Founding Director of the Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-740-9910
Education: 
MBA, University of Pennsylvania; BA, SUNY at Stony Brook

Overview

Adlai Wertman spent seven years as President and CEO of Chrysalis, the only non-profit in Los Angeles devoted solely to helping homeless change their lives through employment. Prior to Chrysalis, Professor Wertman spent 18 years as Managing Director and Manager of Prudential Securities' West Coast Public Investment Banking Group. He has taught non-profit management at UCLA, and is a Senior Fellow at the UCLA School of Public Affairs and a Wexner Heritage Fellow. Professor Wertman consults with not-for-profits and government groups on fundraising, strategic planning, and governance, and is a frequent speaker on social responsibility, social enterprise and public/private partnerships.