Monica Murray grew up on the Oregon Coast and attended Clatsop Community College in Astoria. After graduating with an Associates of Arts, she transferred to Oregon State University where she graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in History. She remained in the Willamette Valley, working as an Administrative Assistant and Project Manager with various companies in the area. In 2016, she joined Powell Banz Valuation in production support and handles a variety of tasks including research, report production, and reception.
In her spare time, Monica enjoys gardening, writing, and exploring Oregon. She and her husband have two very spoiled dogs, two cats, and a flock of backyard chickens.