Leading Roadside Innovators
Product Manager in Technology & Data Science
Organization: Allstate Corporation
Rebecca (Becky) Monarrez is a passionate community leader and business professional native to Chicago. Born to immigrant parents and descended from bracero farmworkers, Rebecca is the first in her family to pursue higher education and enter Corporate America.
In her current role, she leads a team of innovators as a Product Manager in Roadside Services Technology & Data Science. Before this, she was part of Allstate’s Leadership Development Program where she served as a Data Product Owner, HR Consultant and Marketing Research Analyst.
Rebecca has served on the board of ALPFA Chicago (Association of Latino Professionals for America) for almost four years. For the past two years, she has been building the pipeline for future Latinx leaders as the Director of Student Affairs. Her and her committee lead
and support one of the largest ALPFA student chapter initiatives in the nation. Their efforts ensure students across the Midwest have access to professional development and extraordinary opportunities during and after their undergraduate education.
Rebecca has also served on Allstate’s PLAN (Professional Latino Allstate Network) board as Lead of Community Relations where she helped the company and its employees engage with Latinx serving organizations & non-profits across the country.
Rebecca graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a major in Marketing and a minor in Spanish. She was a campus leader in the Latinx student organization space. Upon graduating, she was the recipient of the 2017 Latina/o Congratulatory Academic Excellence Award.
Outside of her professional life, Rebecca volunteers for multiple organizations servicing communities with physical and cognitive disabilities, advocating for animal welfare and pushing for racial and social equity.
WORDS OF WISDOM: “We’re the generation our ancestors prayed for and our descendants will remember. ¡A cosechar lo que por tanto tiempo se ha labrado! Como dijo mi apa?: “Puro para adelante. Para atrás ni para agarrar impulso.”