Sabrena Akentens
Sabrena Akenten
Chief Human Resources Officer

Sabrena Akenten is the Chief Human Resources Officer at The Center for Pursuit, responsible for the organization’s Human Resources Strategy. Sabrena is also the Contract Officer for CRI Federal, a subsidiary of The Center for Pursuit that employs veterans and individuals with IDD. Sabrena holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Management from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a senior-level Human Resources certification from both credentialing Agencies, Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), and Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Sabrena is a Board Member of I-Thrive Empowerment a non-profit agency that focuses on empowering, educating, and transforming the lives of girls ages 12-25. She also volunteers with SHRM to advance the Human Resources Profession. In the past, Sabrena has served as a committee member on the Mayor’s Initiative for Persons with Disabilities.