Monie Hardwick joins GLP as a partner with 35 years of experience in secondary education and non-profit work. She brings extensive, operational “know-how” of independent school models to GLP. Her expertise in strategy and fundraising are grounded in two decades of leadership as a director of advancement, a trustee, a director of strategic planning and a director of college counseling. From 2006 -2009, she successfully led a $52 million comprehensive capital campaign, while increasing annual giving from $1 million to over $2 million annually during her tenure.
Monie graduated cum laude from Yale University with a major in history and earned an MA in English from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. Beginning her career as an English teacher, she later served as director of college counseling at The Taft School in CT. At Blair Academy in NJ, she founded the school’s teacher training program and, among other roles, served as director of advancement and led the school’s strategic planning. She remains a trustee and member of the executive and investment committees at St. Andrew’s School in Delaware. The mother of three grown daughters, Monie has a lifelong commitment to philanthropy and to improving public and private education.