Monica serves as the Sales and Community Relations Leader for H-E-B Wellness Primary Care. Working with her team to create business to business opportunities that align with H-E-B’s expansion into the healthcare market. Previously, she managed the strategy and design for the H-E-B medical plan and worked to improve quality of care, cost, and access for H-E-B Partners and their families.

Before H-E-B, Monica served as the Director of Community Wellness for the YMCA of Greater San Antonio and the lead organizer for Síclovía—the City of San Antonio’s largest event related to health and physical activity. Monica also managed the Y’s Corporate Memberships and Senior Programs and served as Executive Director of the D.R. Semmes Family YMCA at TriPoint.

Monica earned her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University-College Station and graduated with a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She was named a San Antonio Business Journal “40 under 40” Rising Star. She is also an alumna of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Alexander Briseño Leadership Development Program and the Latina Leadership Institute, which she co-chaired in 2020.

Monica knows first-hand how education and advocacy can change the path of your life and wants to inspire other young women of color to complete their education and engage in their community. To this end, she serves on the San Antonio Area Foundation Women and Girls Development Fund, H-E-B Corporate Diversity Leadership Council- receiving a Diversity Champion Award in 2019, 2021, and the Corporate Excellence Award in 2022. Monica also serves on the board of the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area and represents H-E-B on the Board of Directors for the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

An avid traveler who has visited over 23 countries, Monica is a native San Antonian who is proud to live, work, and play in the near-downtown community.