Associate Project Manager, Strategy & Operations
Monica embraces creativity in her solutions-oriented approach to food and beverage performance and operational strategy. She meets challenges head-on by envisioning the possible outcomes, and then mobilizing the ideas, people, and resources to thoughtfully achieve desired results for RealFood clients.
A graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa and W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, Monica began her now 15-year career managing F&B operations for well-known hospitality brands including Starbucks, Starwood and Hilton Hotels Hawaii. She later joined Troon, the world’s largest golf-related hospitality management company, overseeing all facets of F&B at various golf resorts, as well as private and social clubs across the country. From multi-unit, quick-service cafés to high-end, high-volume destination hotel restaurants, Monica’s diverse experiences, paired with her visionary outlook, influence her astute ability to shepherd hospitality businesses of any size from conceptual vision to operational fruition.