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Professional Snapshot Monica O. Montgomery has a decade of experience in marketing communications, event planning and nonprofit development, delivering exceptional performance, with a high emphasis on service and integrity. The synergy she creates between her areas of expertise is innovative and performance driven. Her utilization of development skills including: networking/relationship cultivation, marketing and outreach, speaking engagements & target presentations, have proven invaluable to the companies she’s worked with. Monica serves as an effective liaison between all organizational stakeholders, including internal and external constituents, administrative and company departments, the media and the public, effectively communicating key messages and coordinating initiatives in order to deliver optimal results. She is a graduate of Temple University with a Bachelors degree in Broadcast Communication, and a Masters degree in Public Relations from La Salle University. Monica strives to make a positive difference in her community, routinely volunteering, mentoring and consulting with small businesses and community groups. She is an advocate for philanthropy, capacity building and progressive change, currently serving on the board of directors in three nonprofit institutions in the Greater Philadelphia area. A true subscriber to the ideology that you never stop learning, Monica adds value to others by sponsoring and coordinating conferences, seminars and workshops. She avails herself to new avenues of creativity, education and self-enhancement through continuous professional development, researching best practices & industry trends, avid writing and active memberships in various professional associations.

Work experience

Nov 2008Present

President & Founder

Urban Momentum Network
Urban Momentum is a Movement of progressive professionals and entrepreneurs, coming together for networking, resource sharing, skill building and personal development centered around the vision of nonprofit missions, the need of charitable causes and the necessity community growth! In addition, the Urban Momentum Network functions as a socially conscious consultancy, providing strategic communications and fundraising services to small businesses and nonprofits. Urban Momentum's core value centers around a constant campaign to connect professionals and entrepreneurs to the charitable needs of the nonprofit sector. By creating an atmosphere of meaningful connections and community philanthropy during our events, we encourage progressive professionals to go beyond the business card exchange and “Network for Good”! We invite you to attend a local Urban Momentum Network event to make valuable social connections and forge relationships with other connectors, intellectuals, entrepreneurs and professionals in your area.
Jul 2007Present

Director of Development & Public Relations

Green Tree School