Dancing throughout her youth and into her adult life, Monica Cameron received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Kansas and started her career as a pediatric nurse at Children’s Mercy Kansas City for half a decade. Then, while starting a family and working for her family’s small business, Ms. Cameron embarked on a new journey to refine her skills by pursuing a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. With determination and grit, she dedicated her organizational expertise to leading the way in the successful transition and succession of her family’s business from first to second generation, propelling her on the executive leadership team and serving as the Vice President of Corporate Operations and Administration. With over 15 years of serving in this capacity, she has proven to be a dynamic leader in various executive leadership roles.
Beyond her professional life, Ms. Cameron and her husband are most proud of nurturing the aspirations of their children by empowering them to embrace their uniqueness and instilling in them the confidence to chase their dreams. With two young aspiring professional ballerinas as daughters, Ms. Cameron has years of experience fostering an inclusive and supportive environment aimed at unlocking their full potential. She remains committed to elevating the art of dance within the community and spearheading initiatives that promote outstanding dance experiences accessible to all.
While at Kansas City Ballet School, her main responsibilities are to organize, manage, support and oversee the school’s administrative duties while serving as an instrumental interface with clients, parents, students and faculty. She is responsible for orchestrating administrative excellence as the Kansas City Ballet School Operations Manager, by playing a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth functioning of this educational dance institution, while empowering young artists to engage through the beauty, power and passion of dance. Ms. Cameron strives to be part of a team that is, and has always been, committed to community-building through the art of classical ballet and dance education. She also hopes to expand the reach of the school by inspiring a new generation of dance enthusiasts.