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Monica Smith

Marketing and Community Development Manager


Monica Smith is the Marketing and Community Development Manager for NC State Entrepreneurship. She leads the marketing, growth and partnership efforts for NC State Entrepreneurship – an alliance of entrepreneurship programs and units across the university that supports student entrepreneurs. Monica joined the NC State Entrepreneurship team in December of 2019, bringing over 7 years of experience in higher education marketing. Prior to joining the team, Monica worked in central marketing and communications at California State University, Northridge where she led a $1 million dollar rebranding campaign for the university. Most recently she led marketing efforts at the Stanford Technology Ventures Program – the entrepreneurship center at Stanford’s School of Engineering. Monica holds a B.S. in Marketing with a double minor in finance and business law from California State University, Northridge. She also holds an MBA with a concentration in technology innovation from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.