Founder of MonicaMotivates
Monica McCoy is the Founder of MonicaMotivates, an organization providing coaching, speaking, and consulting services that helps women transition from being spectators with their lives to being active participants inside the arena. Monica is also the Acting Global Director, Strategy and Innovation for The McDonald’s Division where she leads a range of visionary business initiatives. Since starting her career with The Coca-Cola Company in 2002, her innovative approach and passion for pushing the envelope have earned her a variety of strategic positions and expanded responsibilities. Monica sits on the executive board of Women’s LINC (Lead, INspire, Connect), The Coca-Cola Women’s Business Resource Group that engages women at the company to drive business performance and reinforce its reputation as a great place for women to work. She chaired LINC’s Global 2015 Leadership Conference, reaching more than 1,000 members in 32 countries. She is also Vice President, Ambassadorship, for LINC, responsible for developing relationships with organizations and individuals to help advance women and girls. In 2011 Monica McCoy noticed the amount of women struggling to find their passion and purpose. Sparking her to action, she founded MonicaMotivates, providing executive-level speaking, coaching and consulting services to professional corporate women and female business owners. Monica initially thought that she wanted to be a cardiologist when going to college, but quickly learned that she wanted to help save people lives in a different manner. MonicaMotivates focuses on providing actionable solutions for business owners to pursue their passion, dream, and goals. Monica eagerly accepts leadership roles with women’s initiatives such as the Women’s Foodservice Forum and #5×20, The Coca-Cola Company’s global movement to empower five million women entrepreneurs by 2020. Her dynamic style and energy make her a sought-after speaker, and she has been featured at industry and professional groups including Georgia Tech Global Women’s Conference; The Dream Conference; The Playtime is Over Conference; KOSBE Awards; The Push the Dream Conference; The Coca-Cola Young Professionals; The Coca-Cola African-American Business Resource Group; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Rockdale County Public Schools; INROADS; Georgia State University; Women Adding Value and Excellence; Economic Empowerment Initiative; Delta Sigma Pi; Gamma Phi Delta and others. She was honored with the 2015 YWCA Corporate Woman of Achievement Award for The Coca-Cola Company and most recently the 2016 PTIO (Playtime is Over) Speaker Award. Monica received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Emory University. Her favorite activity is spending time with her husband, Stanley, and their two kids, Morgan and Matthew. Find out more about MonicaMotivates at monicamotivates.com.