Tanuja Dehne, President & CEO

Tanuja Dehne is a purpose-driven leader, cultivator of talent, and proven strategist. She is an award-winning corporate attorney, human resources professional, and community volunteer who thrives when making a positive difference in the lives of others. 

Tanuja's background spans both corporate and nonprofit leadership. She has been an attorney, human resources professional, and community volunteer, and is an expert adviser on board governance practices.

Dehne serves on several nonprofit boards of trustees, including New York Public Radio and Lafayette College, and served as senior adviser to the global nonprofit The B Team. She formerly chaired the board of Young Audiences Arts For Learning New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania, and also served on the boards of HomeFront of New Jersey and Sustainable Jersey. She serves on the boards of directors of publicly traded companies Granite Point Mortgage Trust and Advanced Disposal Services.

Prior to Dodge, Tanuja was the former chief administration officer and chief of staff at NRG Energy, Inc., where she oversaw the company's human resources, information technology, communications, sustainability and corporate marketing departments, the company's charitable giving program, M&A integrations, as well as the construction of its sustainable, corporate headquarters in Princeton. Prior to these positions, she led NRG's human resources department and served as deputy general counsel and corporate secretary.  Tanuja previously practiced corporate law as a member of Saul Ewing's business department. 

Tanuja has a bachelor's from Lafayette College, a masters from the University of Pennsylvania, and a J.D. from Syracuse University. She lives in West Windsor with her family.