Sonia Nagra


Research Associate

Sonia is a Research Associate at Hanold Associates. She brings with her years of diverse experience leveraging organizational and relationship building skills to help our recruiting team identify key talent and will also implement social media and marketing initiatives.

Before joining Hanold Associates, Sonia was a Senior HR & Operations Administrator for Axxiome Group, a financial services IT consulting firm based out of Europe. In this role, she was responsible for all immigration cases for consultants working in North America and streamlining the operational process for finance and reporting.

Previously, Sonia worked at Northwestern Medicine in the Philanthropy office. As the primary relationship manager for various boards and advisory councils, she was responsible for planning and executing fundraising events across several clinical lines.

Prior to Northwestern, Sonia worked in the UK in various roles for the Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC). As an HR Communication lead she executed cross cultural HR communications strategies across multiple global offices with a particular focus on employee engagement and senior leadership initiatives. Sonia then moved into an HR Business Analyst role focusing on resourcing and building partnerships between business and IT.

Sonia graduated from the University of Waterloo, Canada with an honors Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and International Development.

Sonia lives in Chicago and enjoys all the amazing restaurants it has to offer, along with travelling, cooking and spending time with her daughter.