Director, Contracts & Risk Management
Monica is a seasoned contract professional with several decades of business experience in all aspects of contractual, financial, project, and administrative management of Government and Commercial contracts. Monica demonstrates specific expertise in profit-maximizing bids and proposals, negotiation, and project execution strategies. Monica’s background includes IT, professional and engineering services, scientific, architect/engineering, environmental services, and construction prime and subcontract management.
Monica has worked with small and large firms from both the inside as Director of Contracts and Procurement, as well as working as an independent consultant with her own business. Developing, writing, and winning proposals has been a rewarding element of Monica’s career. She is committed to teaching others, either through personal mentoring, management, or formal training. Monica serves as an Instructor of San Diego State University’s Professional Certificate of Contract Management Program and is a 30-year member of the National Contract Management Association.
A mother of three grown children and two four-legged children, Monica embraces with joy the chaos of everyday life. She is active in her church community, with a special commitment to seniors. After having lived on the East Coast and in the Mid-West, and enjoying both locations immensely, she is happy to be back with her parents and siblings in her native San Diego.