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Bernex Richardson

Bernex Richardson

Senior Director, Solution Discovery, Guild Education

Bernex Richardson is a DEI and education technology expert committed to creating educational and professional opportunities for individuals who have been denied access for far too long. Throughout his career, Bernex has served in education and program leadership positions at global tech companies, national education non-profits, and high performing charter and traditional public schools. His administrative and instructional experience include leading elementary and middle school literacy, school leadership as a Dean and Principal, supporting K-12 schools as a teacher and school leader coach and professional development facilitator, and leading state-wide and national initiatives related to higher education programs and partnerships.

Currently, Bernex is a Senior Director of Solution Discovery at Guild Education, an EdTech startup that is on a mission to unlock opportunity for America’s workforce through education and upskilling with a double bottom line business model that does well by doing good. In this role, Bernex is responsible for leading market validation and solution discovery to enable Guild to explore new and expanded capabilities that extend Guild's programs to support adult learners while preparing organizations for the future.

Prior to launching into his career, Bernex joined the Teach For America organization where he was a Greater New Orleans corps member. Bernex received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Music Education from the University of North Georgia, a senior army military academy located in Dahlonega, GA, and a Master of Science in Education degree from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. When Bernex is not at work, he is teaching indoor cycling across NYC and spending quality time with his partner, plants, and 12 year old Catahoula, Simba

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