Amelia Hardy is the Chief Inclusion, Diversity and Talent Officer, SVP at Best Buy Co. Inc.
In this role, Amelia leads efforts to increase the engagement, representation, and retention of diverse employees at all levels of the company. She also oversees initiatives aimed at increasing the presence of products and services acquired from minority-owned businesses and partners with other organizations to eradicate racial and social disparities in underrepresented communities.
Amelia serves as an ambassador for Best Buy and her responsibilities include leading the enterprise Task Force for Racial Equity, driving change with external strategic partners, and increasing employee engagement and volunteerism opportunities in the community. She also oversees social issues, including efforts related to the coordination of enterprise environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.
Amelia is an active leader for Best Buy’s Black and Women’s Employee Resource Groups while also serving on the Best Buy Foundation Board.
Amelia serves on the boards of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities, The Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) and Minnesota Community Care.
Amelia has a Bachelor’s degree from Xavier University and an MBA from Tulane University.