Chief Operating Officer
Sandy Harris has been working with organizations to create diverse, inclusive, and high performing work environments for over 25 years.
Her career has spanned 6 Fortune 500 companies including serving as Vice President of Global Diversity Strategy & Internal Operations at Sodexo. At Sodexo, Sandy led the ongoing advancement and implementation of their integrated diversity and inclusion strategy, and held primary responsibility for strategy and operationalizing programming within North America’s corporate headquarters, Canada, and within Sodexo’s global Service Operations organization.
Prior to joining Sodexo, Sandy served as the Corporate Director of Global Inclusion, Diversity & Engagement for Medtronic, the world’s largest medical technology company. Here, she and her team developed comprehensive global strategies, systems, processes, and programs to further Medtronic’s strategic global business aspirations; as well as consulted with senior leadership to further their engagement through tailored strategies, metrics, and actions.
Sandy has also headed her own diversity consulting practice, and served as Vice President of the Global Diversity Center of Excellence at Thomson Corporation. Before this, she worked at General Mills as Manager of Workforce Diversity, a HR Generalist, and a Recruiting Manager. She has also worked for Cargill, Wilson Learning, Wang Laboratories, and Xerox Corporation.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Virginia.