Sonja N. Hines
CEO | President
Sonja Hines is President/CEO and Owner of Akata Global. She sets the company’s vision and strategic direction and is responsible for the management and oversight of Akata’s global operations. Sonja is based at Akata’s corporate offices in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Prior to founding H&S Resources Corporation (the predecessor company to Akata Global) in 2006, Sonja was responsible for Safety Hazard Program Development and Safety Hazard Mitigation Support for over 400 employees at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. From 1993 to 1996, she worked at Sandia National Laboratories as a Safety Engineer.
Sonja graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Occupational Safety & Health from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University and a Master of Science degree in Safety & Systems Management from the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California.
- I have twin girls.
- I enjoy researching historical events.
- In high school I placed 3rd on the balance beam for the state of North Carolina.
- I love jazz music and going to concerts!
Personal Quote : Believe In Change
Personal Core Values : God, Family and Service to all Mankind
Vacation Spot : Anywhere with Water and Culture
Book : Secrets of the Vine by Bruce Wilkinson
TV shows : Billions