Bea Boccalandro, President of VeraWorks & author of the Job Purposing Blog
Bea Boccalandro is founder and president of VeraWorks, a global consulting firm that helps managers and companies offer employees the opportunity to do societal good through their everyday jobs. "Job purposing," as this management practice is called, heightens employee engagement, performance and wellbeing. She is also author of the Job Purposing blog, teaches corporate community involvement at Georgetown University and is a frequent keynote speaker on the role of community involvement in everyday corporate jobs.
Bea has helped Aetna, Allstate, Bank of America, Caesars Entertainment, Disney, FedEx, HP, IBM, Levi's, PwC, Toyota and many other companies develop ways to incorporate societal good into their day-to-day business and measure its societal and business impact.
Bea also conducts research and thought leadership on corporate community involvement and has authored several publications.
VeraWorks assembles teams with the expertise needed for each job by drawing from over 30 professionals and partnering with these enterprises:
- Asociación Trabajo Voluntario
- CCCD - Center for Corporate Citizenship Germany
- Georgetown University Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership
- IMPACT 2030
- Jeff Hoffman and Associates
- Points of Light & Hands On Network
- Stanford Social Innovation Review
VeraWorks' own job purposing / community involvement program helps the nonprofit sector develop its capacity to benefit from the nonprofit-business partnerships that VeraWorks promotes with corporate clients. Our team members conduct webinars, deliver keynote addresses, write publications and conduct other reduced-fee or pro-bono work to help nonprofits partner productively with businesses. VeraWorks has conducted dozens of free or reduced-fee presentations, including for Georgetown University, the BMW Foundation and The Qatar Foundation.
It has also written publications to support nonprofits with their corporate partners including A Helping Hand or a Hijacking? How Nonprofits Can Respond to Ever-Increasing Corporate Involvement in the Community, published by the Center for Corporate Citizenship (CCCD) in Germany. If you are affiliated with a nonprofit and are interested in benefitting from VeraWorks services, please contact us.