Sonya Gong Jent

onya Gong Jent is Vice President — Multicultural Business Development Group at State Farm Insurance Companies’ corporate headquarters in Bloomington, Ill. Her career with State Farm began as an auto claim representative before progressing through the managerial positions of Claims then crossing disciplines as the Regional Public Affairs Manager for the states of Alabama & Mississippi, which followed two moves to State Farm’s Corporate Offices where she continued to climb and manage multiple functions before being named Vice President in 2006. As the VP-Operations in the Southern Zone, which consisted of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama & Mississippi, Sonya was responsible for Human Resources, Learning and Development, Marketing, Public Affairs and the Developmental Agency field offices. She was named to her current post in January, 2008 and is the Executive Sponsor of the AsianEmployee Resource Group — AsiaNet. [+]