Ted Monk is vice president of sustainability and corporate responsibility for Sodexo North America. In this role he oversees Sodexo’s Better Tomorrow 2025 commitments around health and wellness, sustainable sourcing, waste and energy management.
Ted’s background is in operations with more than 25 years’ experience in the hospitality service industry as well as managed services. He began his career in hotels followed by management positions in several business segments, including Corporate Services, Healthcare, and Schools, both in the US and in the UK. He has served as district manager, director of business development, and senior vice president.
Ted is a national executive sponsor for Sodexo’s Impact Mentoring program as well as being a regional executive sponsor of PRIDE (People Respecting Individuality, Diversity and Equality), one of Sodexo’s initiatives to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. He is the Board Chair for the Alameda County (CA) Community Food Bank and is also on the board of Open Heart Kitchen that provides meals to the hungry and homeless in his neighborhood.
Ted earned his degree in hospitality from Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland and attended graduate classes at Cranfield Business School. He moved to the US in 1995 and lives in Livermore, CA with his wife Jacqueline. (San Francisco, CA)