Amanda Nusz - Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Target & President of the Target Foundation, Target
Keynote Speaker

Amanda Nusz
Amanda Nusz

Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Target & President of the Target Foundation — Target

She leads the company’s efforts to co-create an equitable and regenerative future with guests, partners,  and communities. She has direct responsibility for Target’s sustainability strategy, Target Forward, and  leads our Philanthropic and ESG teams.  

Previously, Amanda served as Vice President of Quality and Responsible Sourcing in Target’s global  sourcing organization. The team ensures that Target’s vendors and suppliers operate safe, ethical, and  efficient factory environments to produce reliable, high-quality, and consumer-safe products. 

Prior to her role in global sourcing, Amanda helped develop one of Target’s recent owned brands by  leading the creation of the kids’ line Cat & Jack. A high-quality and affordable brand, Cat & Jack believes  in empowering kids. It’s designed to be durable and is responsibly sourced, so guests can feel good  about what they’re buying. The brand quickly developed into a $2 billion business in its first year.  

Amanda joined Target in 1996 and has held various roles in Human Resources and Merchandising across  multiple categories, including Health & Beauty, Baby Essentials, Kid’s and Women’s apparel. In 2003, she  was integral in working with Isaac Mizrahi for Target and partnering with globally recognized designers,  including Alexander McQueen and others. 

Amanda is an executive sponsor of the Diversity Action Committee and the company’s Volunteer Council  and served for six years on Target’s Hispanic Business Council. In addition to her work at Target, Amanda  represents Target on Adweek’s Sustainability Council and was a founding member of the Global Fashion  

Agenda. She is also a Sustainability 50 member and serves on the Corporate Consultative Group (CCG)  Advisory Board and Sustainable Brands Advisory Board Events Sub-Committee. She previously served on  the board of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety. 

Amanda received her bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Minnesota and an executive  degree from MIT.