Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and President of the Target Foundation — Target
Amanda Nusz is Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Target and also serves as President of the Target Foundation. She leads the company’s commitment to create positive social and environmental impact in the local and global communities it serves. She has direct responsibility for Target’s corporate responsibility strategy and priorities.
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 where they can 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, in addition to partnering with globally recognized designers, including Alexander McQueen and others.
Amanda currently serves on Target’s Hispanic Business Council and is an executive sponsor of the company’s Volunteer Council. In addition to her work at Target, Amanda represents Target as a founding member of the Global Fashion Agenda and also is a member of Sustainability 50. She previously served on the board of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety and also spent seven years on the board of the The Link, a nonprofit dedicated to securing housing for homeless youth in Minneapolis.
Amanda received her bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Minnesota and an executive degree from MIT.
She is married and has two children.