Monique Turner-Lopez is a seasoned administrator with over thirty years of experience in non-profit sector both in the United States and Latin America.
She has designed, implemented, and overseen multi-site agencies and programs focusing on family support services, education, positive youth development, financial counseling/education, and workforce development services for non-profit organizations located in her home state of Connecticut, in Washington, D.C. and in Columbus, Georgia.
Prior to working in the non-profit sector in the United States, Monique’s career began in international development. In such, she was the US based liaison on several educational projects focusing on Honduras, as well as other countries in Latin America and the countries of Pakistan, Spain, and South Africa. Monique is also a former Peace Corps Volunteer, having served in the Dominican Republic.
Under her leadership, Monique has raised over 10 million dollars in fund development efforts for various non-profit organizations. She has also been a consultant to several nonprofit organizations on matters such as program development, fundraising, governance, capacity building, diversity sensitivity training, and strategic planning.
Monique holds a Master’s Degree in Human Service Administration from Springfield College and a BS degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. Over the last eighteen years, she has served on several nonprofit boards of directors in which she held the executive committee positions of board chair, board secretary, and personnel committee chair.
Monique lives in Trinity, Florida with her husband, Frank and their two children, Emmari and Emani. During her free time, Monique enjoys spending time with family, traveling, exploring local cultural sites, and crafting when her occasional creativity bug bites.