Sonja M. Cox — Vice President and Treasurer, SMECO Solar LLC; Senior Vice President, Financial, Economic and Employee Services and Chief Financial Officer, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, Inc.
SMECO is headquartered in Hughesville, MD, approximately 40 miles southeast of Washington, DC and provides electric service to more than 154,000 customers in four counties of Southern Maryland
Sonja began employment with SMECO on January 11, 1999, serving in several roles before being appointed to her current position in February 2006. Prior to joining SMECO, Sonja was employed with a not-for-profit organization as Controller. From 1983 to 1990, she was with Carolina Power and Light Company, now Duke Energy, at the Robinson Nuclear Project Department in Hartsville, South Carolina, as a Cost Control Specialist.
She is a graduate of the Leadership Maryland Class of 2010 and serves on the Board of Directors as Immediate Past Chair of the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce. In addition, she is a member of the Board of Directors for the Southern Maryland Workforce Investment Board and the Maryland State Chamber of Commerce.
Sonja holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland and a Master of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University, and she is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Maryland. She resides in Huntingtown, MD with her husband, Robert. They have three children.