Sonya is a product of STEM-based environment since 1992. As a Roosevelt Middle School Alumni she belonged to the science, technology, engineering & math club formerly known as Southeastern Consortium for Minorities in Engineering (SECME). Sonya continued the technology path in highschool by joining and graduating from Forest Hill's Academy of Engineering & Technology program in 1996.
THE BACKGROUND. After initially dropping out of college in the 90s, Sonya opted for hands-on OJT (on-the-job-training) to enhance her lifestyle and career as an IT professional. She worked her way into the IT industry in 1998, during her time at American Red Cross while serving as Office Manager of Financial Development. Her peers and supervisor noticed her talents and soon that lead to a promotion as Database Administrator under the direction of Lisa Marie Giuliano. Sonya's knowledge continued to expand in SDLC process as she engaged in software implementation and training projects.
Fast forward 20 years later, Sonya is a self taught web designer & host provider. Yet, she has received formal training for SQL database administration certification at PC Professor. Other formal trainings include, Network setup & security, VMware (virtualization) and IT Project Management courses via Global Knowledge Institute. She holds a bachelors in applied management and masters in entrepreneurship. Sonya's been serving the south Florida area since 2007 as PTCS; IntegriVentures LLC officially incorporated in 2016 as an independent IT services provider.
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