Kathy Cacciola, MA

Kathy Cacciola

KATHY CACCIOLA, MA is senior director of environmental sustainability at Aramark. In this role, she is responsible for Aramark’s environmental sustainability strategy, programs, and practices that address responsible sourcing, waste minimization, efficient operations, and transportation management.In partnership with internal teams such as supply chain, food management, culinary, safety, legal, and key stakeholders across all business units, Kathy leads the development and implementation of enterprise-wide policies and practices. Recent initiatives include development of an industry-leading animal welfare principles and policy and the company’s formalized sustainable seafood policy. Kathy has a master’s degree in urban and environmental panning from the University of Virginia School of Architecture. Previously, she worked at the university's Office of the Architect, managing its inaugural sustainability report. Kathy’s prior work experience also includes sustainability roles with the National Wildlife Federation, American Rivers, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, through the Student Conservation Association. Kathy graduated from American University with a bachelor’s degree in environmental policy and international development. (Philadelphia, PA)