• Vice President, Human Resources


Sonia Harty begins her seventh season with the HEAT organization and enters her fith in the role of Vice President, Human Resources. Her responsibilities include overseeing all functional areas within the Human Resources department as well as facilitating all initiatives relating to staff recruiting, performance management, employee benefits and employee relations.

Hartys role has quickly expanded since first joining the HEAT as Compensation and Benefits Manager in 2003. Later that year, she was promoted to Director of Human Resources, spending three years in that capacity before being elevated to her present post of Vice President, Human Resources in 2006.

In addition to her duties at the HEAT, Harty is also a member of the National Society for Human Resource Management, the Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management, Hospitality Human Resource Association and the Womens Fund.

Harty earned her bachelors degree in business management from the University of Maryland before receiving her masters of science in human resources at American University in Washington, D.C.