Sabrena Akenten

Chief Human Resources Officer

Sabrena Akenten is the Chief Human Resources Officer at The Center, where she is responsible for the organization’s HR efforts and strategy. Sabrena graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Management. She also holds a senior-level certification in Human Resources from both Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). She is also a Certified Level I Social Services Investigator. In the past, Sabrena served as a committee member on the Mayor’s Initiative for Persons with Disabilities under former Houston Mayor Bill White, where she was involved in planning the first Housing and Employment Resources Expo (H.E.R.E.).