Sonya Tolson joined McLarens in 2022, with 20 years of experience and expertise in HR strategy, talent management, compliance, learning and development and culture enhancement, as the Global Chief Human Resource Officer, CHRO.
Sonya is a people influencer servant-leader with a passion for excellence and proven success in aligning Human Capital solutions with business strategy. She brings a diverse background in Start-ups, Acquisitions, and fast-paced, High-Growth Technology, Medical Devices, BPO, Professional and Financial Services, and Non-profit organizations.
Prior to joining McLarens, Sonya served as EVP and Chief Human Resource Officer for National Christian Foundation. Before joining the non-profit organization, Sonya held senior HR leadership positions at Kellen, a professional services firm, SunTrust Bank, and Olympus Corporation of Americas.
Sonya holds a BA in Communications from California State University and a SHRM certification in Strategic HR Decision Making from the Wharton School.