Amanda Nusz is senior vice president of corporate responsibility for Target and also serves as president of the Target Foundation. She leads the company’s commitment to co-create an equitable and regenerative future together with its guests, partners, and communities. She has direct responsibility for Target’s sustainability commitments through its enterprise-wide sustainability strategy, Target Forward; the integration of Target’s sustainability priorities into financial and business routines; and Target’s corporate citizenship efforts, philanthropy, as well as the work of the Target Foundation.
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 owned brands by leading the creation of the kids’ line, Cat & Jack. A high-quality and affordable brand, Cat & Jack believes in empowering kids. Cat and Jack is designed to be durable and responsibly sourced, focusing on inclusivity in its messaging and forward-thinking adaptive and seamless lines. Cat & Jack quickly developed into a $2 billion business in its first year.
Amanda joined Target as a student in 1996. She 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.
Amanda received her bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Minnesota and an executive degree from MIT. She is married with two lovely, soccer-obsessed children.