Founder and CEO of Seva Global
Growing Business Through Cultural Competency
Seema Jain has years of experience with helping companies become more culturally
competent when engaging with people from different backgrounds.
In her past role as Senior Director, Multicultural Affairs at Marriott International,
Seema had responsibility for developing tools and resources for Marriott associates
and hotel properties to enhance cultural competencies to better serve the company’s
broad diversity of guests and customers.
Prior to joining Marriott, Seema spent several years in healthcare for Baxter and
Caremark International where she focused on acquisition analysis of physical therapy
centers. She also had her own independent consulting business where she prepared
valuations for her clients seeking to acquire physical therapy centers.
Seema earned her BS in Finance from Miami University of Ohio and her MBA from
DePaul University in Chicago. She is also a co-founder of two non-profit organizations
– Supporting Excellence in Education Foundation (SEED), which awards scholarships to
high school students and the Young Jains of America (YJA) a national youth
organization created to share Jain heritage and culture.
Seema lives in Chicago with her husband and has three children ages 27, 24, and 22.
In her free time, she enjoys yoga, cooking, and traveling.