Sonya Roberts is vice present of human resources, overseeing human resources functions for Balfour Beatty's U.S. Civils operations. Additionally she serves on the Civils executive leadership team as well as Balfour Beatty's national human resources leadership team.
Sonya joined Balfour Beatty in 2000 as a generalist and human resources partner for Balfour Beatty’s Civils and Rail businesses, having responsibility for all human resources-related services for nearly 4,000 staff and craft employees. Since then, she has served in various human resource roles with progressively more responsibility overseeing efforts that have resulted in more effective and streamlined workflow processes, technology automation and acquisition due diligence.
As a steward of the company’s people-first culture, she has also championed national initiatives to improve diversity, inclusion, pay equity, allyship, mentorship and rewards at Balfour Beatty.
Sonya is a passionate community service leader where she serves as a member of various nonprofit, professional and civic organizations including Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.’s North Atlanta Chapter, American Businesswomen’s Association (ABWA), Junior League of Atlanta, Shared Hope International and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.
She is a graduate of South Carolina State University from which she earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology.