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Alton Scott

Board Member

Alton L. Scott serves as a Director, HR Business Partner at Sodexo, Inc. in the Healthcare segment. He is responsible for executing strategic HR and business initiatives, including growth strategies, job design, talent acquisition and development, compensation, and footprint expansion strategies for the Texas, Louisiana, and Florida markets. Alton is also a member of the CEO’s Diversity Equity & Inclusion Council, formed in October 2020.

Alton joined Sodexo from Office Depot, Inc., where he led the Human Resources organization at the Austin Inside Sales Organization for 7½ years. In this role, he had responsibility for leading all aspects of Human Resources for a $1.2B inside sales organization in the Business Solutions Division. He was also the HR Business Partner for Growth Initiatives & Global Military Stores in the US, Puerto Rico, Guam, South Korea, and Japan.


Prior to Office Depot, Alton held various HR leadership positions at ManpowerGroup, Dell, and Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals, supporting Sales, Global Finance, and Worldwide Facilities & Real Estate teams.


Alton holds an MPA – Human Resources from National University in San Diego, CA, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas – Arlington. Alton is a certified Professional in Human Resources by both the Society for Human Resources Management and HR Certification Institute.


Alton is also a highly decorated U.S. Marine Corps veteran, including deployments to Kuwait and Somalia.

Alton is based in Austin, Texas.

Alton Scott

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