Monica has been building small businesses since the age of 20. For example, she managed a new medical practice, helping to grow the practice from only 4 employees to 42 employees. She also has extensive experience developing software and digital media for small and large businesses. Currently, her primary area of expertise is creating online systems for business development. Monica doubled-majored in mathematics and economics in the honors program at the University of Maryland, where she was Valedictorian. She also earned a Master's degree in applied economics from the University of Maryland. She has served as a tutor in physics and organic chemistry at Montgomery College, and worked at the U.S. Congress and the Council of Economics Advisers.