Meet Sonia Booker
Sonia Booker – affectionately known as the “wealth-builder” is on a mission to build a well world. An internationally-recognized thought leader and top-rated keynote speaker on wealth creation, real estate investing, entrepreneurship and impact philanthropy, for the last decade Sonia has been at the forefront of a movement to equip everyday people with the blueprint to build wealth, one dollar at a time. This focus has evolved and expanded into a firm commitment to expand people’s understanding of wealth as a dimension of wellness.
Founder of several companies, Sonia has built from blank pages an impressive portfolio of real estates holdings and businesses. As a conservative-growth investor of over 20 years, she has led, invested in and advised a broad mix of creative industry talent, brands and real-estate enterprises doing business in the US and China.
In addition to her own startups, Sonia has been involved with the launch, growth, or financing of over 15 other companies. Today she is Chief Visionary Officer, of Vault Industries, Inc., and President of the Vault Real Estate Group where she manages all aspects of investing in the re-engineering urban neighborhoods into wellness communities.
Displaying her love for the beauty and wellness industry, Sonia teamed up with Co-Founder, Robin Groover along with Dr. Jelunder Clark to spearhead BioBio Ventures which focuses on Beauty Inside-Out and Business – Innovation and Opportunity. This company was formed to provide beauty and wellness entrepreneurs as well as enthusiasts a place to create, consume, learn and launch new products which appeal primarily to women of color by women of color.
Sonia is the author of the Essence best seller – Real Estate and Wealth: Investing in the American Dream, this step-by-step guide has helped thousands to be successful. She followed up this book with Self-Wealth for Women: An Inspirational Book & Journal, this popular book for women was published through Sonia’s company, Sunny Life Publishing which also assist budding new authors. In 2018, she released three books under this umbrella with 6 books in the pipeline. Sonia is a coach for Think Reality, a platform dedicated to the success of real estate investors where she records regular content and speak conferences throughout the U.S.
In addition, Sonia hosted her Wealth Building Show on Biz 1190 AM for two-years and can be seen regularly on TV One’s Sister Circle Live as well as NBC affiliate stations. She has been featured in dozens of publications and media including O, The Magazine, Entrepreneur, Onyx Woman and Black Enterprise. For the past ten years, she has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Women of Influence in Atlanta, by the Atlanta Business League. She is a former Board Member for the YWCA of Atlanta where she served as the Chair of Real Estate Committee. Currently, she sits on the board for the Downtown Development Authority in East Point, GA. She is the founder of an one of a kind women’s wealth building group known as My Inner Circle. Sonia holds a Business Administration Degree from The University of Southern Mississippi and a M.B.A from the University of Dallas.
Sonia is the author of “Real Estate and Wealth: Investing in the American Dream.” This bestseller is a simple, step-by step guide to purchasing real estate as a form of wealth building. Her second book “Self Wealth For Women: An Inspirational Book & Journal” shares her own personal story of wealth building along with those of other women. The book encourages women to be more on the forefront when it comes to their finances.
This savvy wealth-builder started her first business at the age of twenty-four; an Allstate Insurance Agency which she later sold at a profit. Then, for twelve years, Sonia worked with her mentor and friend, the late Herman J. Russell, legendary founder of H.J. Russell & Company. It is this iconic Atlanta-based builder and real-estate mogul whom she credits with spring-boarding her knowledge and success. Currently, Sonia is the Managing Partner of RSG Capital Group which manages a Private Equity Fund that invest in rebuilding communities. She holds a Business Administration Degree from The University of Southern Mississippi and a M.B.A from the University of Dallas.
Sonia is prominent in the media, she’s been featured in several publications, including O, The Magazine, Entrepreneur, Onyx Woman and Black Enterprise to name a few. She host a weekly wealth building show on Biz 1190 AM and can be seen regularly on TV One’s Sister Circle Live and NBC affiliate stations sharing her financial knowledge. Booker is a real estate coach with Think Reality, with a new television show which releases in the spring of 2018.