Monica Canizares (she/her/hers) is a Finance Associate in San Diego, California.
Prior to joining TBP, Monica worked at Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO), a nonprofit committed to enriching the lives of returning citizens through employment. As a Retention Specialist, she provided wraparound services to participants from the start of employment until their one-year milestone. She also served as an advocate for CEO participants in the San Diego Homeless Court Program. Succeeding as Retention Specialist led her to undertake a role within the finance department where she was responsible for daily payroll processing and distribution tasks for 15 locations nationwide. Monica holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice and Sociology from Kean University and an M.A. in Human Behavior from National University. Outside of TBP, she enjoys spending time with family and her dog, Lobito.