In 2017, Mona joined One Workplace, one of the largest family-owned businesses in Silicon Valley that provides furniture, design, AV Technology, Construction, Onsite Services and Workplace Consulting. So far, Mona has helped the business grow organically and through acquisitions, enhanced business systems including implementing a new ERP capable of supporting the varied industries comprising the business, expanded benefit plans, and supported lean initiatives.
In 2013, Mona joined Del Monaco Foods, a privately held food manufacturer. Mona applied her manufacturing experience to improve inventory control and prepare the organization for rapid growth and expansion. Within two years, Mona and the CEO/Co-Owner of the company closed on a merger with a private equity firm at triple the 2013 valuation.
Mona gained her finance, operations, and management experience from Fortune 500 Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) and Fortune 100 Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), world-class leaders in their industries and privately held start-ups.
“I believe in cans, not can-nots.”
Mona has extensive international experience including two successful expat assignments. She spent 2 ½ years in Hong Kong following an acquisition to restructure a complex organizational structure of joint ventures resulting in a return to positive cash flow. A few years later, Mona and her family returned to mainland China to start up a campus of five manufacturing facilities projected to generate $1B in annual revenue. Mona has built teams globally and worked with local officials to establish relationships.
Mona is creating a legacy of success in steering organizations through complex financial and operational environments, consistently adding value, and pioneering opportunities for efficiency and growth. She has a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Masters of International Management. She is an active CPA and CGMA. Mona was recognized as a Los Angeles County CFO of the Year Award Finalist in 2013.