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Monique S. McDaniels

Monique McDaniels has been an engaged community activist in South Carolina for nearly 20 years. She has distinguished herself as a strong leader who consistently provides creative ideas on how to strategically build relationships and remove barriers. She has a heart for service and aspires to move our community, state and nation forward.

Monique is a graduate of both Francis Marion and Clemson Universities as well as a graduate of Leadership Columbia and Columbia College’s LeaderSHIFT program for women executives. 

She has worked in the creative and engagement spaces for nearly 20 years in various roles representing brands like Chick-fi-A, Institutions of Higher Education, Federal, State and Local Governments and now as the VP of Community Engagement for Goodwill Industries of SC.

Monique strives to embody the very essence of the sentiments that were expressed by former U.S. President John Quincy Adams about the purpose of leadership, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”