McElhaney is the Alexander Faculty Fellow and the founding faculty director of the Center for Responsible Business at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Since she launched the center in 2003, corporate social responsibility has become a core competency and competitive advantage of the Haas School. McElhaney is the author of Just Good Business The Strategic Guide to Aligning Corporate Responsibility and Brand. She works with several Global 1000 companies — including Hewlett Packard, GAP, eBay, and McDonalds — to develop their strategies for corporate social responsibility. McElhaney has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.