• Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Diversity Council announces 2024 Chair, Monica Walker

    Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Monica Walker as the 2024 Diversity Council Chair. Monica is a Commercial lender for HOPE. She is located in the Biloxi and New Orleans branches, where she covers the southern counties of Mississippi and the Greater New Orleans area.

    Monica has over 25 years of experience in the field of consumer and business finance, with the last 17 working with small businesses. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. She is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional and Alumni of Leadership Gulf Coast.

    Being active in her community comes naturally with her commitment to her church, Greater Mt Olive Baptist Church, where is the director of the Sunbeam Choir; her civic and community activities, where she is an officer of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, an officer of the Gulfport Mississippi NAACP Chapter, a board member of Habitat for Humanity, and a committee member with the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce.

    Monica’s personal mission is to help small businesses grow and to help individuals achieve their dreams of business ownership.

    For more information regarding the Diversity Council, visit mscoastchamber.com or call 228-604-0014.