John began his Social Work career building HIV / AIDS case management services throughout Chicagoland. He went on to work for AchieveGlobal, a leading corporate learning and performance group where he managed training initiatives at many Fortune 500 clients.
John currently works for Sodexo, Inc., the 16th largest employer in the world. On his first day, he attended a program called, “Bringing Your Whole Self to Work”, a workshop about being out on the job and why that’s a good thing for both employees and the organization. The next day he called Sodexo's Chief Diversity Officer and asked how he could get more involved with the Office of Diversity. John now serves as Sodexo’s Director of Employee Business Resource Groups (EBRGs) where he leads and supports over 6,000 EBRG members.
In 2013, Diversity Inc. ranked Sodexo as the most diverse and inclusive workplace worldwide.