Jennifer Bonilla, Ph.D., MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer Bonilla, Ph.D. brings over 25 years of leadership experience to SFE, having held executive roles for four global service organizations, including as CEO for ISS Facility Services, Inc. – North America; Division Healthcare President of Sodexo, LLC; President- Americas for Pitney Bowes Management Services, Inc.; and Regional Manager for ARAMARK Corporation’s K-12 Division. Jennifer also worked as a Self-Op Food Service Director prior to joining ARAMARK’s Child Nutrition team.
She holds a Ph.D. in Hospitality Administration from Iowa State University of Science & Technology, and a Master’s of Health Innovation from ASU and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. In addition, she has been recognized by the Society of Human Resource Management with its SHRM-SCP designation and is a board-certified Fellow (FACHE) of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
Committed to lifelong learning, Ms. Bonilla has also taught and mentored graduate healthcare students at Arizona State University, served as University Registrar at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and is a Board Member of AZ Humanities. Throughout, she has been a passionate advocate for children’s well-being and literacy and for healthcare access and quality.
As SFE’s CEO, Jennifer leads the company’s strategic and cultural initiatives to support growth and transformation. Her focus at SFE is in the elevation of stakeholder relationships, identifying relevant company innovations and attracting, developing and retaining the talent that accelerates SFE’s potential in creating loyal district partners across the nation.