Dr. Monica J. Posey, President of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, began her career at Cincinnati State in 1992. Her past service at the College includes positions as Assistant Dean, Director of Institutional Research & Planning, Academic Vice President, and most recently Provost. Prior to joining Cincinnati State, Dr. Posey worked at the University of Cincinnati as Assistant Director of Career Development and for the AT&T Company in Cincinnati and New Jersey.
Dr. Posey’s professional activities include serving on the boards of the Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative and Minorities in Mathematics, Science & Engineering. She is a graduate of the Cincinnati U.S.A. Regional Chamber Leadership Cincinnati Class of 2010, and her numerous professional awards and recognitions include the Martin Luther King, Jr. Convene for the Dream Award, the Leading Women of Cincinnati award, YWCA of Greater Cincinnati Career Woman of Achievement award, and the UC College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services Distinguished Alumni award.
She graduated from the University of Cincinnati with an EdD in Educational Foundations in 1999. In addition to her degree from UC, Dr. Posey completed all the coursework toward a PhD in Quantitative Analysis. She holds an MBA from The Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from Cornell University. In 2003, she completed the Harvard University Institute for Educational Management.
She is the Ohio Conference Christian Education Director of the AME Zion Church. She also volunteers as a math tutor at Cincinnati State and in the Greater Cincinnati area. Dr. Posey also holds the rank of 3rd Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do Karate, demonstrating skill in self-defense and physical power.
She and her husband, Rev. Dr. Michael J. Posey, live in Green Township. Michael Posey is Presiding Elder of the Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati District of the AME Zion Church, pastor of Greater St. John and St. Mark AME Zion churches, a P&G retiree, 9th Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do Karate, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology at the University of Cincinnati. They have one daughter, Marchelle, a successful educator as well, and three grandchildren.