Monica Sparks is the President of Urban Sparks LLC, and Founder of its subsidiaries: Networking SPARKS Training, including the Networking Sparks Conferences. She has served 24 years as a licensed State of Michigan Real Estate professional with a broker’s license and teaches continuing education courses. Monica is also the Creator of the female oriented media network, Women's Media Network of West Michigan (formerly Radio For Divas) in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Now five years old, WMNOWM has a mission is to EDUCATE EMPOWER AND ENTERTAIN women in business.
As an elected official, Kent County Commissioner, Monica Sparks is also a successful small business owner, published author, inspirational trainer and talk show host, a high energy well-respected business professional with a unique ability to develop and foster strong relationships. Her network is comprised of a culturally diverse audience that includes business professionals, entrepreneurs, women and men who are looking to ‘Ignite a Spark’ that will bring positive change in their personal and professional lives.
Monica gives back to her community by serving on various boards and committees and utilizes her business acumen to help other business owners and entrepreneurs by volunteering as a certified SCORE Mentor and Business Counselor. Monica Sparks was named Diversity Business Leader of the Year in 2009 by Corp Magazine and selected in 2018 by Grand Rapids Business Journal as one of The 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan.
The Urban Sparks, LLC
All It Takes Is a Spark!
Real Estate Continuing Education
Business & Personal Branding
Networking Sparks Training & Development (Networking and Customer Service)