Senior Vice President of Business Development,
International Designs Group
Sonny specializes in the surfaces division but works in all areas of sales, business development and customer procurement in all Construction Resources divisions. Sonny grew up working for CR related businesses as his father started Atlanta Marble Manufacturing in 1970. Sonny graduated from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia in 1992. He then took a job as a corrugated Sales Representative with Pratt Industries in Statesville, NC. In 2 years he was promoted to Sales Manager taking the company sales from $19M to $42M. in 1996, he moved back to Atlanta to buy into Atlanta Marble with his brother, Mitch Hires. He has since helped oversee company expansion into Construction Resources and its other divisions as sales have increased from $2.5M to over $400M. Sonny has served on various boards over the years such as the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, HomeAid Atlanta and Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. Sonny resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife Julie of 21 years. They have 3 children ages 19, 16 and 11.
Fun Fact: In his down time Sonny enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time with his family.