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Monica is an experienced HR Business Leader and Sr. Organizational Development & Learning Consultant with hr generalist knowledge, expertise in talent assessment and management, performance and succession management, competency development, curriculum program development, recruiting, career development, and employee relations. Her project experience includes leading organizational needs analysis, design and development efforts, and delivering performance improvement solutions focused on talent capabilities, processes, engagement, and various HR data management system implementations.

Work experience

Sep 2006Present

Sr HR & Talent Leader

Commonwealth of Kentucky

As Head of Corporate Education:

  • Provide HR leadership focused on management coaching, talent capabilities, engagement, and talent management.
  • Lead workforce analytics, project strategy alignment, and learning solutions to increase leadership & managerial effectiveness and employee performance.
  • Design and implement various leadership programs, streamline new hire orientation, and manage annual compliance programs.
  • Define change strategy including accountability, training materials, and organizational capability.
  • Partner with instructional design vendors to create engaging e-learning courses.
Aug 2003Sep 2006

Executive HR Leader

J96 Contracting , LLC

Directed operational HR and Training activities:

  • Learning and Development
  • Talent Acquisition/Recruitment
  • Employee Relations
  • Performance Management
  • Benefits and Compensation
  • Internal HR Communications



Doctoral Candidate (ABD), Business Management-expected Fall 2015

Sullivan University

Global Advanced Studies Curriculum in Strategic Management with focus in Human Resource Leadership, Innovation & Change in Organizations, and Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods relevant to the management of organizations in the public and private sectors.


Master of Public Administration (MPA), Human Resource Management

Kentucky State University

Professional Affiliations

Association for Talent Development (ATD), National member, 2009-Present

Bluegrass SHRM, 2014-Present

Human Capital Management Research Board Member, Human Capital Media, Sept 2013-Present

Diversity Executive Research Board Member, Diversity Executive Magazine, March 2015-Present

CLO Business Intelligence Board Member, Chief Learning Officer Magazine, Sept 2013-Present

SANS Institute Customer Advisory Board, June 2015-Present

Youth Empowerment Program Advisory Board Member,  KY State University, Jan 2013-Present

KY Chamber of Commerce: Education & Workforce Council; Political Education Committee