Experience Brought to the Foundation
Monica Coburn is Senior Vice President, Senior Client Manager with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the bank’s Commercial Banking Group. In this position, Monica works with businesses and non-profits throughout southern Nevada with annual revenues between $5 million and $50 million, and being a strategic advisor to assist with their business and organization’s needs. She has been in the banking and finance industry for over 20 years with various positions including branch management, in Private Banking working with high net worth individuals, Regional Manager, SBA Lending Manager which involved managing a team across 3 states (California, Arizona and Nevada) and her current position.
Monica has received a number of awards throughout her career, including two awards from the U.S. Small Business Administration and is a recipient of the Woman of Distinction Award by the National Association of Women Business Owners Southern Nevada (NAWBO).
She has also been a judge for the U.S. Small Business Administration Awards for several years and a judge for the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, an international awards program for women entrepreneur. Monica has participated as a speaker/panelist speaking on access to capital and business financing, and was also selected as a mentor for the White House Economic Forum that was held in Las Vegas, NV. Her passion is helping businesses succeed and helping the youth in our community who need it most.
Her community involvement includes her volunteer efforts with a number of charitable organizations including Salvation Army, Goodie Two Shoes, New Vista, Project 150, Three Square just to name a few, and served as a business mentor as part of Clark County’s Business Opportunity and Workforce Development program (now known as SBOP). She also serves on the Board of Directors for several organizations, including Dress for Success Southern Nevada, Nevada Business Opportunity Fund and is currently board chair for B.E. A S.H.E.R.O. Foundation.
Monica’s alter ego aka Wonder Woman has several super powers including strength to fight evil, and the ability to travel in lightning speed.