Known as a highly effective leader in her own right for over 25 years, Monica Goodale holds an Ed.D. specializing in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University. Her professional career spans both military and civilian experiences, and she regularly speaks and teaches at professional conferences. For the last several years she has been working with the California AG Community – including the APMA and American Pistachio Growers. Monica leads the national learning & development function for a mid-sized insurance firm.