Jameel Rush, PHR, SHRM-CP

Jameel Rush, PHR, SHRM-CP

VP, Diversity and Inclusion at Aramark

Jameel is the VP of Diversity and Inclusion at Aramark. In this role Jameel leads all diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives for Aramark’s 270,000+ associates and leads their campus hire programs. Jameel has over 13 years of global talent management and human resources experience having previously held roles in leadership development, organizational effectiveness, organizational development, change management, and several HR business partner roles.

Jameel has his Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and Development from St. Joseph’s University and is a graduate from Temple University with a Bachelor in Business Administration focusing on Human Resource Management and Management Information Systems. He has obtained Human Resource certifications from Villanova University, his Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute, and is a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). Jameel serves on the board for several non-profits including the Philadelphia Society for Human Resource Management, People for People Inc., the Graduate Advisory Board for Peirce College, and Research for Action.

Jameel has been recognized numerous times for his work in the Philadelphia and HR community including being nominated as an HR Rising Star of the Year in 2012 by the Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Awards, receiving the HR Rising Star Award from Temple University in 2015, being named as one of Philadelphia’s Top 55 Connectors and Keepers by Leadership Philadelphia, and being placed on Philadelphia’s Top Professionals under 40 list by the Philadelphia Business Journal in 2016. Jameel also serves as an adjunct professor at Temple University and Villanova University and participates in Temple’s HR Roundtable which uses local professionals to help guide the curriculum of their Human Resources Program.