Sonya Tolson

Chief People Officer

Sonya serves as NCF’s Chief People Officer and oversees the development of our people resource strategy, talent management, culture leadership, compliance, and training, among other key responsibilities. As part of the Executive Leadership Team, she provides strategic direction for further developing a corporate culture of excellence, innovation, and service to others throughout the organization.

With over twenty years of experience in senior human resource roles, Sonya is passionate about helping people use their unique gifts and talents to honor God and His purposes. She holds a BA in Communications from California State University and an SHRM certification in Strategic HR Decision Making from the Wharton School.

Sonya is married to her husband Duane, has 3 grown children and is the proud grandmother of grandsons Zion and Noah. She serves as a leader in the Women’s Ministry , the Lasting Marriage Ministry as well as serving on the worship team at her church.