Rita Alison • National Senior Manager, Sustainability

Rita Alison has been with Aramark Higher Education for eleven years. As National Senior Manager for Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship. Rita elevates Aramark Higher Education’s environmental commitments while assisting accounts in developing unique sustainable solutions. She is presently responsible for strategic and tactical development, oversight of program implementation, training and the continual improvement of the sustainability and environmental stewardship platform.

Prior to serving in her role as National Senior Manager for Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship, Rita held the position of District Marketing Manager in the Southeast Region. Rita facilitated many accounts, including UNC Chapel Hill, Wake Forest and Elon University, in elevating healthy, sustainable dining options and solutions. This included implementation of sustainable practices, including communication and marketing of all programs. Outside of Aramark, Rita enjoys taking care of her two boys and volunteering in her community.

Education: B.A. Business Administration, James Madison University, M.B.A. Elon University. Certification: LEED GA.