Monika is a results-oriented senior executive with a proven track record of providing operations solutions for a number of corporations. She has successfully helped turn around and leveraged her experience to promote efficiency across business and healthcare operations. Monika is highly effective at conceptualizing and implementing processes and improvements to programs from the ground up to position firms for market growth. Before becoming President of the Psychiatric & Professional Services division, Monika served as president of Discovery Medical Services, a division that she continues to oversee in her expanded role.

Prior to joining Discovery, Monika was director of regional and workers’ compensation consulting at The Redwoods Group/A Crum Forster Company in North Carolina; executive director/CEO of OccMed Colorado; executive director/CEO at OCCOLV, LLC, in Colorado; and director of occupational medicine and specialty practices at HealthOne Clinic Services, LLC, also in Colorado.

Monika has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA and post-graduate certification in HR at Villanova. She has certifications in Strategic Leadership, Strategy & Operations and Strategic Innovation from Vanderbilt University.  She is currently enrolled in the Executive Leadership program at Cornell University, pursing a PhD in human capital.

When she isn’t working, Monika and her husband Jeff have a private nonprofit, The Valentine Foundation, Inc. Their philanthropy work supports various organizations like Mile High-RETAC, which provide placement of AEDs in underserved communities and making CPR training available in places where resources are limited.