Rachel Fineberg Sylvan, MBA

Rachel Fineberg Sylvan

Rachel Sylvan is director of corporate social responsibility for Sodexo. She has 20 years of experience as an enterprise-level sustainability leader integrating sustainability into core business culture, business models, and functions across large complex organizations. In her current role, Rachel builds and manages strategic external relationships and partnerships to advance environmental sustainability, wellness, women’s empowerment, and Sodexo’s long-term business goals. She facilitates sustainability and corporate responsibility initiatives with all the major parts of the enterprise, including supply management, sales, marketing, operations, and communications. She led a five-year award-winning program to promote well-being in schools, universities, corporate workplaces, and hospitals in collaboration with the Partnership for a Healthier America. Rachel represents Sodexo on advisory committees for the Better Buying Lab, Business Action for Women, and Menus of Change, and she sits on the board of directors for the Green Bronx Machine. She earned her MBA from the University of Michigan with a focus on sustainable business strategy and currently lives in a green building in the Washington, DC region. (Washington, DC)