Monti is a neuroscience researcher and a science philanthropist focused on sharing basic biomedical research and science education. He is the current Community Relations Coordinator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Janelia Research Campus where he manages an annual charity budget of $100K. In this capacity Monti finds and secures community partnerships that fall within the department’s mission and vision. Monti holds a BS from Hampden-Sydney College in VA and has been Make A Wish Foundation a wish granter for 16 years, a local religious youth educator and organizer, a member of the Leadership Loudoun Class of 2019, Community musician and singer, AIDS ministry and firefighter. In addition, Monti is a Wine Educator and Specialist and works at Life Time Athletic as a rock climbing instructor and volleyball coordinator.