Sonya is an executive coach who has worked with business professionals in such companies and organizations as Microsoft, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Amazon, Starbucks, Google, Expedia, Boeing, 3M, Adobe, Adidas, Lululemon, The Four Seasons, St. Jude Medical, Port of Seattle, BNY Mellon Wealth Management, D.A. Davidson & Co., Harris myCFO, J.P. Morgan, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, Northwestern Mutual, RBC Wealth Management, Russell Investments, U.S. Bank, U.S. Trust, UBS Wealth Management, Umpqua Bank, Wells Fargo and Perkins Coie, LLP.
Sonya earned a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota and an M.S. in Sports Psychology from Purdue University. She is a former Olympic class skier and was a Vice President at BNY Mellon-Private Wealth Management. She speaks frequently to corporate and organizational audiences such as the CFA Society and Women Presidents’ Organization nationwide and has been an instructor in “Negotiation” at the University of Washington. She received her advanced executive coach training at The Newfield Institute in Boulder, CO and
is a Newfield Certified Coach. She also received a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation from the International Coach Federation (ICF). Sonya has served on the boards of The Henry Art Gallery, ACT Theatre, Seraph Capital Investment Forum and the advisory board of The Trust for Public Land. She also has been an avid volunteer with Social Venture Partners, Seattle Symphony and The Cascade Conservation Partnership.