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Monica Brede

Sr. Director, Retention & Workforce Solutions

Department: Staff

Monica directs the WYEDC's Business Retention & Expansion program, along with the Workforce Solutions program. She meets with businesses, corresponds with local government and public agencies, and assists employers in offering well-paying and accomodating jobs for Wyandotte County residents.

Monica joined the WYEDC team in November of 2021 after working for the Kansas Department of Commerce in economic development for 12 years.   She was the commerce business development representative that served Wyandotte County, she was already familiar with our community, our businesses and our team.  In addition to economic development experience, she has a background in workforce development and crisis counseling.   She has a master’s degree in counseling from Emporia State University. 

Monica and her husband Dave have two sons, Logan and Truman, along with 3 dogs.      

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