Our Staff

Monica Cross
Monica CrossProgram Directormonica@wvma.com

Monica serves as Program Director for the WVMA Educational Fund, Inc. Explore the New Manufacturing Program. Prior to joining the WVMAEF in 2018 she was Principal and CEO of TwoPointO LLC, a process improvement and innovation organization. Before founding TwoPointO LLC, she was the Chief Financial Officer and Business Manager at Country Roads Physical Therapy LLC.

Monica began her career as an educator, teaching middle school math and science in North Carolina and West Virginia. She is a member of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association; serving on both the Governance and Human Resources Committees, as well as a member of the Morgantown Chamber of Commerce, the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, and NCWV-SHRM.

Monica is a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Science in Education. She is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Cross has been an active volunteer in community outreach events throughout North Central West Virginia.

Bonnie Fisher
Bonnie FisherProgram Coordinatorbonnie@wvma.com
Bonnie serves as the Program Coordinator for the Explore the New Manufacturing Program. Prior to joining the WVMAEF in 2020, Bonnie was a consultant for TwoPointO LLC, a process improvement and innovation organization.  For over eighteen years, Bonnie worked as a development professional for the WVU Foundation, West Virginia University, and Fairmont State University.
 
Bonnie is a graduate of West Virginia University with a BS and MA in History. She is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Tom Reed
Tom ReedProgram Consultanttom@wvma.com

Tom works to expand activities for the Explore the New Manufacturing program across the state of West Virginia.

These activities will engage students in middle and high school with careers at local manufacturing companies. Tom manages similar programs as the Director of Communications and Community Outreach for Catalyst Connection, an economic development agency, in the greater Pittsburgh area. Prior to starting at Catalyst Connection in 2007, he was a Sr. Client Relations Manager at TeleTech in Moundsville, WV. 

Tom is a graduate of West Liberty University with a BSBA in Marketing and Computer Information Systems and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with an MBA in Marketing.

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