Mόnica Lebrόn has been promoted to Associate Athletics Director for Development/Major Gifts from Assistant Athletics Director for Development/Major Gifts within the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation.
Mόnica joined the Rebels in August 2012 after having been with the Cal Athletics Development staff for four years. She was hired as a senior major gifts officer and grew to a senior associate director for major gifts during her stint in Berkeley. Prior to Cal, Mόnica was with the University of Florida in which she served as the associate director for Gator Boosters, Inc. for 4.5 years.
Mόnica also spent a year with the NCAA, as a governance intern, where she had the opportunity to work with all three divisions and their management and presidents councils. Before Indianapolis and the national office, she studied at The Ohio University where she received both her master's in business administration and master's in sports administration. During her second year of the program, Mόnica served as the graduate assistant for development within the Ohio Athletics Department.
Mόnica received her Bachelor of Arts degree in women's and gender studies from Yale University in 2001 where she was also the captain and four-year letterwinner on the Yale softball team. While at Yale, she also served as an assistant to the director of athletics and volunteered her time during games and special events for the Bulldogs. In addition to her experience in the Yale Athletics Department, Mόnica also interned in the athletics departments at the University of Michigan, University of Washington and Stanford University, primarily with development.
A native of San Jose, California, Mόnica also enjoys musical theater, dancing, singing, writing poetry and playing board games.