Monique Holz - Manager of Strategic Portfolio Management at City of Vaughan

Monique Holz

Manager of Strategic Portfolio Management, Corporate Services Department
City of Vaughan

Monique Holz currently holds the position of Manager of Strategic Portfolio Management within the Corporate Services department at the City of Vaughan. In this capacity, she shoulders the responsibility of providing adept leadership and guidance to the Corporate Services Portfolio, which encompasses Information Technology (IT), Human Resources (HR), and Finance. Her scope of work includes strategic and operational planning, staff engagement, change management, program management, and portfolio management. Monique brings to her role a wealth of experience, spanning over 15 years, during which she has successfully led expansive enterprise-wide business transformation initiatives, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to cultivating high-performance teams to steer organizational change.

Prior to her tenure with the City, Monique’s professional journey led her to the Ministry of the Solicitor General, formerly known as the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, where she dedicated 8 years of service. In this capacity, she oversaw the implementation of recommendations stemming from high-profile inquiries such as the Goudge and Cornwall Public Inquiries, in addition to providing project management leadership to significant initiatives such as the Strategy for a Safer Ontario and the Corrections Transformation Strategy.

Before embarking on her public service career, Monique Holz gained valuable experience in the private sector, primarily within the Project Management Office. Throughout her professional endeavors, she remains a staunch advocate for staff engagement and maintains a profound interest in matters related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.