Monica Melville is a Project Manager at Maher & Maher and primarily manages projects for federal clients. She currently manages contracts for U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), including Real-Time Technical Assistance for the Office of Regional Management, which provides technical assistance projects to ETA’s six Regional Offices; Community of Practice and other technical assistance priorities for the Office of Unemployment Insurance; and the Workforce Innovation Fund (WIF). Monica’s expertise includes the development and management of project plans, budget management, team coordination, and client communication.
Since joining Maher & Maher in September 2011, Monica has managed many projects for DOL/ETA including: communications and outreach for Registered Apprenticeship; the development of web-based trainings on the topics of Procurement, Intellectual Property, Work-Based Learning, and the Labor Exchange Reporting System (LERS); and managed the development of American Job Center (AJC) branding for the AJC TA Initiative. She has also provided virtual event and community of practice management for Advancing Career and Technical Education in Career Pathways for the Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education and virtual event management for the American Association of Community Colleges.
In addition to her client work, Monica manages and leads internal project manager meetings, the development of internal project manager training, and provides additional project manager support as needed.
Before joining Maher, Monica spent over 5 years providing technical assistance to the U.S. DOL/ETA, including three years working on-site at DOL. She performed a wide variety of support to the (former) Office of National Response and what is now the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. Her many roles included event logistics management for national workforce conferences and meetings, providing technical assistance to the Rapid Response initiative and to Regional Innovation Grantees, serving as an International Trade Analyst, and providing support for ETA responses to major economic shocks and natural disasters.
Monica has a Bachelors in International Business and Management from Dickinson College. She was awarded a Performance Award in 2009 by former employer, McNeil Technologies, as well as two Performance and Innovation Awards in 2007 by the U.S. DOL/ETA.
Monica’s office and residence are located in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.