Monique is a native Californian, born in Long Beach and raised in San Jose.
In 2004, her family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii where she graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a degree in Communications.
In 2015, Monique got the itch for the mainland and made the move back to San Jose.
She is the Director of Membership and Events for The Silicon Valley Organization where she is responsible for the sales and servicing of members throughout the lifetime of their membership and execution of over 200 events a year.
What Monique loves most about her job is the ability to connect individuals with one another and be a part of San Jose‚Äôs vibrant community. That‚Äôs why she decided to join the 2019 Leadership San Jose cohort.
In her spare time, Monique loves to travel, go snowboarding for the weekend, and spend time with her family in Hawaii and Seattle.