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Sonja Simpson
Director of Employer Relations

Sonja works closely with private and public sector employers to close regional and place-based employment and wage gaps.

Sonja brings over twenty years of experience and leadership in adult education and consultative sales experience, working within private and public sectors. She developed the Minnesota Construction Apprenticeship Preparatory Program (MnCAPP) and served on the Workforce Investment Boards of Hennepin, Carver, Ramsey and Washington Counties.

Sonja earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Cardinal Stritch University and a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership from Saint Catherine University.