November 10, 2011: Leadership Series – Monica Walker
Please join us for a very special evening with Monica Walker
Ms. Walker is a founding partner of Holland Capital Management. As Chief Executive Officer, she oversees the overall business and financial operations of the firm. With over 30 years of financial services experience, Ms. Walker also serves as Chief Investment Officer – Equity.
Ms. Walker began her career at Texas Utilities (now Energy Future Holdings) in 1981 while serving in various supervisory capacities and working in the company’s corporate finance group. When she left the company in 1991 to join Holland Capital, she was manager of Trust Fund’s Administration, responsible for Texas Utilities’ $1.5 billion in pension fund and defined contribution plan assets.
Ms. Walker received a B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1980 and is a CPA licensed in Texas and Illinois. She serves as a board member of the Chicago Children’s Choir, a member of the CEO Council of Chicago United and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ Investment Management Committee. Ms. Walker is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago, the Illinois CPA Society, the Texas Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs, the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP), the Executive’s Club of Chicago, Women Investment Professionals (WIP), Alliance of Business Leaders & Entrepreneurs (ABLE) and the Economic Club of Chicago.
Ms. Walker was honored by the Chicago chapter of NASP in July 2008 as one of five “Chicago Women Blazing the Path to Power” and was named in February 2010 as one of Black Enterprise’s “75 Most Powerful Women in Business.”