Monica L. Martinez joined Comerica Bank in 2006 and throughout her career, she served as a compassionate advocate and voice for the underserved families, neighborhoods, entrepreneurs, business owners and communities that Comerica serves. As Senior Vice President of National Community Affairs, Monica impacted all aspects of the bank’s involvement in Hispanic Business development nationally. Prior to joining Comerica Bank, Monica worked for Ford Motor Company where she served as Grassroots and Political Communications Manager, holding various positions on the corporate staff during her 10-year tenure.
Monica’s community service and leadership were recognized by being named one of the Top 10 Latina Women of Influence, one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in the U.S., among many other honors.
Monica L. Martinez was a longtime member of the Metro Detroit chapter of MANA. She was instrumental in providing funding for scholarships and for the Hermanitas, a MANA program that mentors and guides young Latinas in their pursuit of higher education. To honor Monica’s legacy, MANA de Metro Detroit has established this Leadership Scholarship.