Sonny Eppes is a senior associate with the Center for Corporate and Professional Development at Furman. Sonny brings to the classroom a wealth of training experience and skills. He has over three decades of training and presentation experience. Eppes has served as the director of training and corporate communication for two internationally known companies: J.E. Sirrine Architectural & Engineering Company and also with Insignia Financial Services. Sonny is currently a leadership development instructor with Competitive-Solutions, Inc., in Raleigh, North Carolina a national and international consulting firm. His training philosophy is "if you are not having fun you are not learning." In addition to training corporate leaders, Sonny is also a much requested after-dinner speaker for corporate holidays and special events.