Sonia Ares

Director of Human Resources

As the Director of Human Resources, Sonia manages the organization's recruiting, onboarding, training, employee relations, performance management, benefits, and employee wellness programs.

As the Director of Human Resources at the Roosevelt Institute, Sonia manages the organization’s recruiting, onboarding, training, employee relations, performance management, benefits, and employee wellness programs.

Prior to joining Roosevelt, Sonia worked at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House as a Human Resources Generalist, Environmental Defense Fund as a Senior Benefits Manager, and at Gibbs & Soell, a public relations firm, as their Human Resources Director. Sonia is a graduate of Pace University with a BA in psychology, with a focus in industrial and organizational psychology.