WIT’s Women of the Year in Technology Awards, presented by Infor celebrates women technology executives for their accomplishments as leaders in business, visionaries of technology and women who make a difference in our communities. To qualify, women must hold business, technology or scientific leadership roles within a technology organization or maintain technology or scientific leadership positions within a non-technology organization. Winners will be announced in three categories:
- Enterprise business – representing companies with more than 2,500 employee
- Medium business – representing companies with 251 to 2,500 employees
- Small business – representing companies with 250 employees or less
Monica is a results-driven leader amongst Atlanta’s competitive fundraising and marketing professionals, offering more than 20 years of a successful business development, brand management, public relations, and community engagement track-record. She also has substantial experience in strategic planning, coaching and public speaking and has been sought out for a host of panels, including Park Pride, City Park’s Alliance and Kennesaw State University.
Monica joined WIT in September 2013 after serving as the SVP/Chief Marketing and Development Officer at Piedmont Park Conservancy since 2005. There she led the organization’s marketing and development initiatives, a $42 Million capital campaign, logo and website redesign, creation of an innovative corporate giving program, sponsorship sales, media buys and many other efforts; all while directing its frontline communications effort. She has also held leadership positions at United Way of Metro Atlanta, Fox 5 Atlanta, CBS Atlanta, WSB-TV and Georgia Public Broadcasting, where she continues to volunteer as a spokesperson during live telethons.
Monica holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgia State University in TV/Film and an Associate’s degree in Marketing. She is a member of several professional organizations, including Public Relations Society of America, Association of Fundraising Professionals, National Association for Women and Women In Film. She also has a passion for writing and has just finished a children’s book.