Bernard Boudreaux’s professional life comfortably rests at the intersection of the corporate and nonprofit worlds. He collaborates with nonprofit leaders in creating and executing a sound revenue strategy as well as board development and works with corporate responsibility leaders to create and execute relevant, authentic, and effective community engagement strategies. Bernard is the founder and principal of Be Beneficent Consulting, a boutique consulting firm that assists individuals, nonprofits and businesses in addressing social issues through action that achieves measurable results. 

As the former Director of the New Strategies for Nonprofit Leaders program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, Bernard engaged dozens of major corporate and foundation leaders, as well as thousands of nonprofit leaders enrolled in New Strategies.  

Prior to joining Georgetown, he worked for Target Corporation for over 30 years, where he held various leadership roles, including as a Director within Target’s Corporate Responsibility division. Bernard serves on the board of directors for multiple nonprofit organizations and is a former board member of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP).  

A Bay Area native, Bernard has lived in Oakland for 30+ years.