VP - Albi, France; Communications
Monica Schreiber has a long connection to the Palo Alto community, beginning in the early 1990s when she was a reporter at the region’s former daily newspaper, the Peninsula Times Tribune. She later worked as the Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Palo Alto Weekly before putting herself through law school at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
After practicing media law for several years, Monica transitioned to a career in legal marketing. Over the last 20 years, she has worked for several international law firms, assisting law firm partners with profile-raising and business development.
Since she was a high school exchange student in Brazil, Monica has had a passion for learning about other countries and cultures. In the mid-1990s, she was selected by the French-American Foundation for a journalism fellowship in France, where she was a visiting reporter at Sud Ouest Dimanche in Bordeaux. During law school, she spent a semester studying E.U. and U.S. law at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. She speaks passable French.
Monica is a proud mom to two daughters, one in college, the other in high school. She is a passionate advocate for dogs and has volunteered on and off in dog rescue for many years. She and her husband, Matt, have two beloved rescue pups.