Monica Barnes is a Washington, D.C. native. She grew up in Fairfax, Virginia, and graduated from Fairfax High School. After attending George Mason University and The University of Virginia, she started in the financial services industry in 1987.  In 2010, Monica joined Brock Jolly and The College Funding Coach® team as the Director of Operations. Monica is responsible for all client service-related issues and handles all new business processing and preparing client review materials.

Monica is married and lives in Fairfax with her husband, Stephen, her daughter, Alex and her son, Aidan. In her spare time, Monica is a voracious reader, enjoys finding a great deal at an estate sale, cooks a fantastic meatloaf, crochets a great scarf and chases her kids around the swimming pool and baseball diamond. Her guilty pleasure is watching UFC mixed martial arts fights!

Monica is located in our Tysons, Virginia office, and can be reached by phone at (703) 424-2402 or via e-mail at