Monica Armstrong has been an aspiring architect since the age of 10 years old. She was born in New York, New York and was raised in Maryland. Her family moved to the Southeast where she studied Architecture at the University of Florida and Florida A&M University. After earning her Bachelor of Architecture with Cum Laude honors, Monica relocated back to Maryland where she worked on commercial building projects as an Architectural Job Captain, and as a Project Manager. Now again in the Southeast, working out of YSM’s Atlanta office, Monica uses her experience and skills to manage projects, build trusting relationships with clients, and mentor young architects. She is adept in the knowledge of building codes, multi-discipline coordination, solving problems, and Value Engineering design among many other things.