Rodney Bullard is Vice President of Community Affairs at Chick-fil-A, Inc. and Executive Director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation. Since 2011, he has led the company’s community engagement and philanthropic strategy, which is focused on fostering youth and furthering education nationwide. Prior to Chick-fil-A, Rodney served as an Assistant United States Attorney for The U. S. Department of Justice, where he spent several years as a trial lawyer prosecuting criminal cases and received the Director’s Award, one of the department’s highest honors, from the U. S. Attorney General. In addition, Rodney is a veteran and a former White House Fellow, the nation’s most esteemed public service Fellowship.
Rodney graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a bachelor’s degree in legal studies and earned his Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law. He received his master’s degree in business administration from Terry College of Business. Rodney also is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.
In 2016, Rodney participated in the Presidential Leadership Scholar program. That same year, he received the Duke Law Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Award. Rodney also has participated in Leadership Georgia (2015) and Leadership Atlanta (2012) and has been recognized by several “40 under 40” lists. He is a proud native of Atlanta, where he resides with his wife and son. Beyond his professional life, Rodney enjoys hot yoga, studying history and traveling.