Sonji Willingham is the moderator for the Health & Wellness Panel entitiled Mental Health, Community & Leadership (Passion for Families Leading the Way through Community Wellness)

Sonji Willingham is ( the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Premiere Transitional Services, Inc (Premiere TSI). She has been involved in the Wounded Warriors Program and Suicide Awareness Training for Family Members for the 215th BSB 3BCT. She is the Co-Host of Leading Through Living Today, a 30-minute weekly television talk show on WJCN – LaGrange, where people are empowered to be the best leaders for their lives.

Sonji is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc and President of the Jewell Jackson McCabe Emerging Leaders Institute, Inc.

In 2014, Sonji founded Premiere Phase II, a 501©(3) non-profit organization that advocates, provides support for and resources to children and families of domestic violence and human trafficking.

Sonji has a Bachelor of Arts from Hawaii Pacific University in Psychology and a Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University in Health Services Administration. She enjoys spending time with her husband of 27 years and is the proud mother of two boys. She enjoys educating the community on small business strategies and is a magazine columnist for several publications