Comer Education Campus is anchored by Gary Comer Youth Center, Gary Comer Middle School, and Gary Comer College Prep.

Monica Carney

Board Member


Monica Carney is an accomplished marketing strategist and business leader, with significant experience in brand repositioning, innovation strategy, and business strategy. Currently she leads the Marketing team for U.S. Wealth Management at BMO Harris Bank, N.A. Prior to this role, Monica spent over 5 years leading the Depository line of business at a Chicago-based community bank. Previously, she spent 15+ years in the consumer products industry, most recently as the Director of Marketing and Innovation for The Kellogg Company, leading channel marketing and innovation for the club channel. She has spent time in her career with industry leaders as Procter and Gamble and Pepsico, and led her own marketing consultancy for over 2 years.

She is a recognized coach and educator, who has guest lectured at University of Illinois, Notre Dame University and University of Michigan. She also served as a Marketing coach for community based entrepreneurship courses. She is also a recognized civic leader, as she was a 2015 Fellow in Leadership Greater Chicago, an experiential program that brings together Chicago’s business, public and civic leaders. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Children’s Choir, of which she is also an alumna. She holds a B.A. from University of Illinois, and an MBA from University of Michigan.