Sonja has served as the Director of Finance and Administration in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHS) since 2018. Prior to this position, she was the Business Manager for Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UT, Knoxville, where she won the Gonzalez Staff Award for excellence in customer service. She has over 25 years of university and corporate accounting experience in fortune 500 companies such as Georgia-Pacific and AMETEK. She serves as a board member for the UT Alumni, Knoxville Chapter, and is a published author.
Sonja received her BS in Business Administration/Finance and her MS in Management/Human Resources from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business.