Sonya Jordan, SPHR
Director of Human Resources
INGENUITY Experience: Sonya joined IEI March 2022 in the role of Senior HR Generalist and assumed the Deputy Human Resources Director role in August where she proved her capabilities to lead the department. With nearly 23 years of experience, Sonya leads the Human Resources segment of the firm’s national strategy, while managing IEI’s essential HR functions, including planning and administration, recruitment, performance management, and growth and organizational development.
Education: Sonya earned her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Social Science from Governor’s State University, she has a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification and she completed the Professional in Human Resources Program with DePaul University.
Involvement in Community: Sonya is a volunteer at the Greater Chicago Food Depository Volunteer Speaker’s Bureau as a public speaker for events educating the participants about food insecurities and food deserts as well as utilization of services through food pantries. She is an ambassador for GCFD, volunteering in packing food for distribution to food pantries, preparing meals, and passing out food dentations within the Chicagoland community. Sonya is also a SCORE Chicago mentor for new businesses and entrepreneurs and periodically serves as a trainer for workshops and seminars on human resources related topics. She is on the Board of Directors for House of Restoration, a social service agency specializing in programs and services that assist and support families.