Bernard Boudreaux is the deputy director of the New Strategies Program – a signature program within Business for Impact at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. In this role, Boudreaux focuses on direct engagement with corporate partners, as well as the nonprofit leaders attending the New Strategies program.
Also, he is the founder and principal of Be Beneficent Consulting, a boutique consulting firm that assists individuals, nonprofits, and businesses in addressing social issues within their local communities through action that achieves measurable results.
Prior to joining Georgetown McDonough, Boudreaux was with Target Corporation for over 30 years, where he held various leadership positions in corporate responsibility (CR) as well as in their merchandising/buying division. Within his 18 years in Target’s corporate responsibility division, he oversaw community involvement and volunteerism for local Target stores and distribution centers coast to coast, as well as led various initiatives focused on stakeholder engagement, diversity and inclusion, reputation management, and executive level board placement. Target has been repeatedly recognized nationally for being one of “America’s Most Admired” companies, as well as one of “America’s Most Generous” for philanthropy. He retired from Target in 2018.
Boudreaux has been lauded by many organizations for his engagement, counsel and support, and has served on the board of directors for numerous nonprofit organizations. Currently, he serves as an advisor for the Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals (ACCP), the premier professional association in the field of corporate philanthropy, and for BoardSource, the only national organization focused exclusively on nonprofit governance by building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service.
Known for his candid “tell it like it is” approach, Boudreaux is a frequent presenter at conferences on the impact and importance of public and private partnerships, and how businesses and nonprofits can work together to improve local communities.
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