Megan Bloomer, PhD

Megan Bloomer

Megan Bloomer, PhD has served as the vice president of sustainability and CSR for The Cheesecake Factory Inc. since the creation of the department in 2014. In this role, Megan creates and manages the strategic planning for all social justice and environmental stewardship endeavors for The Cheesecake Factory and its subsidiaries, domestically and internationally. Named one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® for seven consecutive years, The Cheesecake Factory owns and operates 294 restaurants throughout the United States and Canada under brands including The Cheesecake Factory®, North Italia® and a collection within the Fox Restaurant Concepts subsidiary. Internationally, 26 The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements. The company employs more than 46,000 staff members. Megan has a bachelor of science in environmental studies, a master of science in environmental policy and management, a master of business administration with an emphasis in sustainable marketing, and PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies. She has studied across the world, from the urban jungle of Manhattan to the rainforest of Queensland, Australia and her work spans Fortune 500 companies, governmental organizations, academia, and non-profits. Megan’s doctoral dissertation explored the intersection of leadership and communication and she continued this work in a TEDx Talk and a TED2019 workshop. She was also awarded a 2019 Fortune Best Places to Work for All Leadership Award for Innovation. In her free time (when there is any), Megan volunteers for several dog rescues. Megan enjoys traveling and finding great “hole-in-the-wall” food spots. As a queer woman, it is important to Megan to spend time mentoring and coaching LGBTQ youth and young adults in her community. (Calabasas, CA)