Sonia Slone serves as the Director of Operations for the Advance CTE. In her capacity she works to ensure Advance CTE has the operational and financial management systems, as well as organizational processes, policies and infrastructure to support Advance CTE, its staff and members. Sonia seeks to maximize the organization’s functional potential and effectively implement its strategic goals and mission.
From 2009 to 2022, Sonia worked at The Gault Center formerly known as the National Juvenile Defender Center as the Director Operations, leading the organization in the areas of financial and operational management, grants and contract management, human resources, and development.
Prior to working at The Gault Center, Sonia worked in an expansive range of financial and operational roles across various professional sectors, including HBO Latin America, La Perla, and Aviation Sales Inc. Originally from El Salvador, Sonia earned a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and a Masters Degree in Business Administration with summa cum laude honors.
Outside from work, Sonia enjoys baking, discovering new restaurants and volunteering. Sonia, her husband, and their two children live in Frederick, Maryland.