Monique Moore Pryor, Esq.
B.A., University of Maryland
J.D. Hofstra University School of Law
Monique Moore Pryor, Esq., serves as chief engagement and external affairs officer of St. Francis College, a role she accepted in 2020. She manages the President’s Office and oversees external relations, advancement, government and community relations, human resources and board relations.
Pryor previously served as SFC’s chief of staff, a position she had held since joining the College in 2018.
Before coming to SFC, Pryor was the assistant vice president of planned and blended giving at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where, during her eight-year tenure, she successfully solicited more than $20 million in planned and realized gifts. An entrepreneur and journalist, Pryor co-founded Moms Extraordinaire, Inc., a multimedia company geared toward working mothers, and still serves as its CEO 13 years later.
Pryor is committed, through her professional and volunteer work, to nurturing future African American leaders, serving disadvantaged communities and supporting women and children. She is the immediate past president of the North Jersey chapter of Jack and Jill, an organization she has been involved with for the past 13 years.
In addition, Pryor founded Mothers and Daughters Making a Difference, a not-for-profit organization devoted to financially supporting causes that impact women and children. Pryor was an active member of the West Orange African Heritage Society, where she supported the efforts of local African Americans in education and youth services. She is also a member of the Essex County chapter of The Links.
Pryor earned her Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. She received her law degree from Hofstra University School of Law. As a practicing lawyer in her early professional life, Pryor focused primarily on securities litigation.