Monique Saunders Moreno

Monique Saunders Moreno

Assistant Director of Community Investments

Monique Saunders Moreno joined the staff of the Community Foundation in October 2020. In her role as Assistant Director of Community Investments, Monique assists the Director of Community Investments in managing the Community Investments functions of the Foundation, which include crafting grantmaking strategy, implementation of grantmaking cycles, and community leadership.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Monique spent nine years working various leadership roles for businesses such as Stitch Fix and BCBG Max Azria. She served in management and administrative roles that focused on company operations and culture, client experience, and project management. Before her time in the business sector, Monique also worked as an intern for the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh and as a consultant for the Pittsburgh Human Rights Network, a social networking program implemented by Global Solutions Pittsburgh. Monique is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Originally from New Jersey, Monique and her family relocated to the Lehigh Valley while she was young. She attended Freedom High School in Bethlehem and graduated from William Allen High School in Allentown. Monique went on to attend Cheyney University, where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and earned a Master’s degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.

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