Monica has dedicated her strategic communications career to helping brands improve people’s lives and build trust one cause at a time. As Healthcare Practice Lead at Jackson Spalding, Monica is responsible for integrated marketing and PR campaigns on behalf of clients in the health and wellness space.
Over the course of nearly two decades, Monica has led teams focused on integrated communications for the Florida Department of Health; trade, advocacy and grassroots communications for the Florida Hospital Association; and media relations for the world’s largest crowdfunding platform, GoFundMe. Her experience blends strategic business acumen with the power of humanity to help connect brands with the communities they serve while meeting critical business objectives.
Monica graduated cum laude from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies. Her natural curiosity and love for writing was a catalyst for her stint as a writer and news editor of the FSView & Florida Flambeau.
In her down time, Monica enjoys giving back to small businesses through her volunteer mentor role with Pacific Community Ventures. Monica resides in Atlanta with her husband, three sons, pandemic pup Sausha and tortoise Sheldon.