Beck Bailey is the Director, Workplace Equality Program, at the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. His work in the HRC Foundation’s Workplace Equality Program focuses on helping America’s workplaces become more LGBTQ inclusive through employee engagement, training and education. He also conducts outreach to engage corporations in supporting legislative action to create workplace protections for LGBTQ people.
As a lifelong business professional prior to joining HRC, Beck brings his knowledge and experience as a manager and a leader to this work. From frontline management of a food production line at Stouffer’s frozen foods to operations and retail management of the iconic LGBTQ merchandise company Don’t Panic! Designs, Beck possesses a well-developed managerial skill-set grounded in operations and change management.
An LGBTQ advocate and out transgender man, Beck often speaks about his personal experience as a way to increase awareness and understanding. He proudly serves on the Board of Directors for Gay & Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD). Beck holds a BS in Management from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst.