Monica Gomez is a fund development professional with over 20 years of experience working in the non-profit. Since 2007, she has worked as the Principal of MG Development Strategies, where she serves as a consultant to an array of non-profit organizations in fund development. Over the course of her career, she has served on various non-profit boards, she currently serves on the LA County Library Foundation board and is one of the newer Advisory Board members for Investing In Place. Previously, she had served in the steering committee for LA Walks—a project of Community Partners, and the Board of Directors for the Northeast Community Clinic, Proyecto Pastoral, the Greenlining Academy Alumni Association (GAAA), and the Occidental College Latino Alumni Association (OCLAA). In 2017, Monica became a Lecturer for the Program of Global Medicine at USC’s Keck School of Medicine, where she teaches a grantwriting class. Lastly, Monica holds a Bachelor of Arts from Occidental College and a Masters in Public Policy from UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs. She grew up transit dependent in LA, so she has experienced firsthand the many changes and challenges of LA’s transit and mobility infrastructure. Monica understands very well the importance of making public transit and streets accessible to all.