Monica was born in Tanzania and moved to the USA to further her studies in 1988. While in Tanzania, Monica worked in the comptroller’s office of the Anglican Diocese of Central Tanganyika in Dodoma, Tanzania. She was pleased to head the Accounts Department and to handle missionary affairs.
Upon completion of her Bachelor’s degree, Monica worked as the Special Assistant to the President of Coleman & Williams, Ltd., CPAs. Her responsibilities included providing a broad range of support to the president and firm, including participating in proposal writing, business development, and managing all company revenues, among others. She played a significant role in the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. Division of Firms (NABA-DOF) by coordinating four DOF semi-annual conferences on practice management and recruiting more than 50 members at the NABA-DOF Exhibits during the National Conventions around the U.S. Monica was the lead organizer of NABA-DOF’s three visits to South Africa, which resulted in the signing of a Memorandum Of Understanding between the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) of the USA and the Advancement of Black Accountants in Southern Africa (ABASA). She has coordinated six NABA-DOF’s Ralph Grant Institute conferences. Monica is a four-time award recipient for outstanding contribution, leadership, continued services and commitment, both from Coleman & Williams, Ltd. and the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA).
Monica has a Certificate in Accountancy from St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT), Mwanza, Tanzania, a B.A. in Business from Mount Mary University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and a Certificate in Human Resources Management from Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is currently enrolled in an enhanced program for Accounting Services Specialist through the U.S. Career Services.
Monica is the Treasurer of Learn For Life Kenya, Inc., and a board member of Lutheran High School Association of Greater Milwaukee (LHSAGM) She enjoys serving in leadership within her congregation’s children’s ministry. Monica is the proud mother of a 24-year-old son and two adopted daughters, ages 28 and 32, who she has raised since her sister’s death in 1995. Monica is a born-again Christian, and she’s always happy to share her faith in and love for Jesus Christ with others.