Monica is originally from the Chicago area and graduated from Marquette University with a B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology/B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature in 2002 and an M.S. in Speech Pathology in 2004. She is a practicing bilingual speech pathologist, licensed in Arizona and California. Her family has been riding at and volunteering with the equine program at Ivey Ranch since 2020, and she recently became involved with the development of Ivey’s Adult Day Program in August 2023 as well. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, traveling, and curling up with a good book when she can find a quiet space to do so!