Astrid Benedetto is Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy and Operations Manager at U.S. Bank. She leads the strategy for the Asian and Native American employee segments. In her role she drives the strategic alignment for talent development and retention of these two segments. In addition, Astrid is leading the development of U.S. Bank’s international DEI effort. Astrid leads 17 Business Resource Group chapters across the globe that are responsible to develop best in class employee group programming that builds deeper and broader relationships internally and externally with community partners.
Prior to joining U.S. Bank, Astrid was a project manager for internal audit at Target Corporation. Astrid is also an entrepreneur of an event marketplace startup in Minneapolis, called Picabash. She serves as Program and Hospitality Director for Women Entrepreneurs of Minnesota (WeMN). Astrid started her career at Archer Daniels Midland where she was an accountant.