Monica Edwards

Board Member

Ms. Edwards is president of The Monarch Group, an independent consultancy in private equity and finance. The focus of her practice is structuring tax-advantaged transactions on behalf of developers and assisting in the management and deployment of New Markets Tax Credits allocations for community development entities. The firm’s geographic focus is California and the Gulf Opportunity Zone (GO Zone), and she has closed over $200 million in mixed-use real estate development projects in the nation’s Gulf Coast areas.

Ms. Edwards received her Master’s in Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University, with an emphasis in Finance. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Princeton University, and also completed University of Southern California’s certificate program in real estate development.