President, Ash Grove South
Monica Manolas is the President of Ash Grove South. Monica brings over 20 years of experience in the construction materials industry, with senior-level roles in the cement manufacturing, pipe, precast, block and ready-mix concrete businesses.
Manolas started her career as a chemist in the Cement Division of Rinker Materials and subsequently held a series of progressive roles in operations, strategic intelligence, human resources, general management and sales at Rinker, CEMEX and now CRH.
Manolas holds a B.S from the University of Miami, a Masters in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida, a Masters of Jurisprudence from Tulane University Law School, and an MBA from the University of Florida.
In 2014, Florida Governor Rick Scott, appointed Manolas to the Florida Concrete Masonry Educational Council, where she served on the Board of Directors and Past Chairwoman. Manolas has also been active in a number of industry associations and community organizations including serving on the Board of Directors of the Portland Cement Association, the Florida Concrete & Products Association, Associated Builders and Contractors, Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation (Past President), and the regional leadership council of Leadership Florida.