Chief Program Officer
Monica Zeno-Martin serves as YouthBuild USA's Chief Program Officer. She manages YouthBuild USA’s contract with the United States Department of Labor as well as YouthBuild USA’s Criminal Justice Initiatives. Ms. Zeno-Martin oversees technical assistance and training to YouthBuild programs in their work with court-involved youth and as DOL YouthBuild grantees.
Prior to joining YouthBuild USA, Monica was Vice President of Employment Services at JVS in Boston, MA. During her tenure in the non-profit sector, she has managed public and private workforce development and education grants, state-wide replication efforts, program development for women and families, youth and adult social justice initiatives. In addition, Monica has served as a member of the board of directors for organizations serving Opportunity Youth, returning citizens, and homeless families.
Monica has a Master's of Education in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Florida A & M University.