Director at Large - Sophia Khani
Sophia Khani is a Human Resources professional and consultant for the Federal Government, appointed to the New York Region of the Social Security Administration.
is currently assigned to the Office of the Regional Commissioner, Assistant Regional Commissioner for Management and Operations, Center for Human Resources
, Servicing Personnel Office in New York City.
provides authoritative consultative and advisory services to all levels of leadership and employees in the organization.
As the Regional program expert in Re-employed Annuitants, she
communicates complex program information to managers, executive staff and retirees to assure that they have adequate information to make informed decisions.
provides the full range of expertise in all benefit areas related to Retirement systems, Health and Life Insurance Programs, the Thrift Savings Program.
administers and coordinates the full range of complex federal benefit programs for several component areas within the New York New Jersey, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands regions from on boarding to retirement.
Before joining SSA, Ms. Khani worked for a multinational financial services corporation headquartered in New York City, New York: American Express . As a corporate Meeting Planner and Travel expert, she provided a full range of services including VIP, business and group travel, corporate event planning and conferences.
received numerous awards for her
accomplishments, including the notable 'Star Performer Award' for outstanding achievement and excellence in job performance.
Sophia also serves as an Adjunct instructor at Taylor Business Institute and Cuny York College Continuing Ed.
Sophia graduated from NYU with a Masters in Business Education/Training and Development and a Bachelor in Computer Information System.
also holds the certification of "PHR" through the Human Resources Certification Institute
is active in community service and her
committee work is vast and fulfilling.
It includes Volunteer work as an ESL teacher at her
church, a member of Black Data Processing Associates NY
, a member of American Society for Training and Development New York Chapter
, a member of HR NY
, and a board member with NAAHR GNY
Outside of professional interests, she
travels widely, reads, plays tennis and enjoys living in New York.