Monique Reece is the founder and CEO of MarketSmarter, a marketing consulting and training firm that helps companies improve strategy and implement real-time business planning processes to develop a culture of execution. MarketSmarter helps businesses create dynamic cultures that inspire innovation, employee commitment and customer loyalty. Monique has more than 20 years of marketing and executive management experience working with both Fortune 500 companies and fast-growing entrepreneurial businesses. She formerly served as Executive Vice President at Jones Knowledge and as Director of Global Market Development and Corporate Planning at Avaya. She has created business strategy, marketing plans, and training programs for several of the world’s leading brands.
Monique is an Executive Education faculty member at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Leadership and Organizational Performance at the University of Denver where she teaches marketing and customer experience in the Executive MBA program.
Monique is the creator of the MarketSmarter Growth Plan Workshop, a program that teaches CEOs, marketers, and sales professionals, and entrepreneurs how to develop growth strategies and marketing plans. She developed the MarketSmarter ROI Optimizer, a tool that helps businesses predict, measure, and continuously improve the results of sales, marketing and service programs.
As a columnist and writer, she has published hundreds of articles and is coauthor of Market Smarter Not Harder. She is also a frequent speaker for industry conferences such as the American Marketing Association and Inc. Magazine. She currently serves on the Chief Marketing Officer Council (CMO) Academic Liaison Board, the board of directors for The International Entrepreneurs (TiE Rockies), and several private companies.
Helping businesses learn and grow is Monique’s biggest passion. She lives in Denver, Colorado and Santa Fe, New Mexico.