Director of Diversity + Inclusion, Goodwin
Bernard Guinyard is the Head of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at Goodwin. In his role, he brings a data-oriented and collaborative approach to drive D&I initiatives. He strives to foster employee engagement that leads to a more inclusive culture. Mr. Guinyard implements programs that embed D&I practices into the fabric of the firm’s culture, systems and process which positively impacts the employee experience. Through this process, he ensures alignment of initiatives with a focus on connecting efforts to business outcomes.
With extensive experience in diversity, organizational strategy, change, and training, Mr. Guinyard brings cross-sector expertise and a passion for creating inclusive workplace cultures to his current role. Prior to joining Goodwin in 2017, he led D&I at Blue Shield of California, Ropes & Gray, and PwC.
Mr. Guinyard earned his B.A. in psychology from Temple University. He is an active leader, volunteer, and contributor to nonprofit organizations that advocate for improving urban education. He is also a founding member and former advisory board member of The Academy of Innovative Technology, a small Brooklyn-based high school, and a board member of the Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals (ALFDP).