Meet the Team

  • Joey Burton Joey Burton
    Executive Director

    Joey Burton is responsible for the overall strategy and administration of the Institute for Business in Society, including engagement with key internal and external stakeholders. He leads the institute’s strategic vision, works with Darden leadership and faculty to develop and implement research and programs, and increases its network and awareness by elevating the platform for national and global conversations related to the impact of business in society.

    Prior to joining the Darden School, Joey led the research, operations and outreach efforts of two centers at the University of Chicago. He previously served as Executive Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics at the Law School and Director of Research and Operations for the Center for Population Economics at the Chicago Booth School of Business. 

    Brian MoriartyBrian Moriarty

    Brian Moriarty is Director of the Institute for Business in Society and Adjunct Lecturer in Management Communications at the Darden School of Business, where he teaches in the full-time MBA program. His book, Public Trust in Business from Cambridge University Press, provides business leaders with insight into the creation and maintenance of this critical asset. Mr. Moriarty was selected as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in TrustworthyBusiness by Trust Across America from 2011-2014.


    Maggie MorseMaggie Morse
    Associate Director 

    Maggie Morse directs the design and execution of Institute for Business in Society initiatives, including multi-faceted intellectual capital activities and other manager-focused projects. Prior to joining the institute, Maggie administered and coordinated Executive Education programs at the Darden School. She gained extensive expertise in program management from several years of working in the music industry, providing publicity and production support for musical tours.


    Laura MartensLaura Hennessey Martens
    Associate Director of Communications

    Laura Hennessey Martens handles communications functions at the Institute for Business in Society. Over her career, she served as Speechwriter and Chief Policy Advisor within the administrations of two Massachusetts governors, worked in branding at a Berkshire Hathaway company and was Vice President of Public Relations, Marketing & Development at a regional non-profit in Massachusetts. Martens has also taught Mass Communication courses as an adjunct professor at Boston University.