Full Name
Rochelle Bradford
Job Title
Director of Sustainable Materials Solutions
The Coca-Cola Company
Professional Bio

For almost 30 years, Dr. Bradford has served in the chemistry community of practice with leadership and product development experience as an accomplished scientist and inventor in personal care, textile, coating, construction, and specialty materials industries. She has worked in several leadership roles for major companies such as PPG, Georgia Pacific, and Lonza. She received her Bachelor’s in Science - Chemistry degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. After a brief experience in industry, she headed south to begin her graduate studies at Georgia Institute of Technology and defended her theses in synthetic and polymer studies to receive her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry. She served a brief term as an Associate Professor in Chemistry at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA. She is certified as a Project Management Professinal (PMP) through the PMI Institute. Rochelle now serves as Director of Sustainable Materials Solutions for the corporate research and development team of The Coca-Coca Company. Her and her team of scientists are responsible for assuring Coca-Cola meets and exceeds their initiatives to produce materials that lead to a World Without Waste and meet the challenges of climate change. She is the mother of 18 year old boy/girl twins, an avid yogi, and lives in Decatur, GA.

Rochelle Bradford