As the Chief Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Vizient, Inc., Monica guides overarching strategy, program implementation and ongoing support for the company’s culture and D&I initiatives.
Prior to joining Vizient, Monica served as the Director of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, responsible for promoting, monitoring and enforcing diversity and equal employment opportunity standards at NCUA. She oversaw the diversity requirements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act within NCUA’s business practices and among regulated entities.
Monica has more than 27 years of workforce diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, supplier diversity, cultural transformation, EEO, civil rights and alternative dispute resolution experience in the public sector. Prior to joining NCUA, Monica served as executive director of the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Internal Revenue Service. Her previous work included leading the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Management as acting director and serving as senior trial attorney at the Department of Health and Human Services where she litigated cases involving employment discrimination and federal personnel matters.
Monica holds degrees from Howard University School of Law and George Mason University. She currently resides in Washington, DC.