Founder / President MUNDU Media
Monica Peña is an enthusiastic entrepreneur who carefully strategizes to market and move businesses and organizations to the forefront of audiences online. Her award winning expertise in Social Media helps businesses and organizations minimize the time they spend in this continuous emerging Social field of marketing. Ms Peña collaborates with each client to build a plan of action that is flexible with results that help grow the business while saving them valuable resources of money, time, and energy. In addition, clients are coached on how to make the most of networking opportunities, how to use their membership benefits and how to initiate long lasting connections to generate more capital.
As co-founder of her family owned business, Escobar Construction, LLC and social media manager, the company has won The Austin American Statesman Social Media Awards for providing readers great tips on everything from past projects, home renovation, community outreach, and ways to reduce waste around the house. @casalinda (Monica Peña’s twitter account) has made the top 100 Twitter users list since 2011 until present in Austin based on followers via Twitaholic.
Peña believes that if Social Media is used correctly, the various social media platforms can allow companies to communicate better, build a bigger brand, and stay connected. She is passionate about social media as a useful tool for small businesses. Ms. Peña is past chair of the Social Media Ambassador Program for the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, acknowledged in 2013 as #20 among the “Top 100 most social media friendly chambers of commerce in the Nation” by Online MBA page. She has also taught courses on building an effective online presence for the Economic Growth Business Incubator for emerging entrepreneurs in both English and Spanish.
Ms. Peña enjoys being a resource of knowledge and bridging connections for different businesses and organizations. She has established MUNDU MEDIA, LLC to help other businesses strategize on marketing time management, promotion follow through, and maximization of their social media efforts. Through this outlet, Ms. Peña can offer advice, and collaborate with them to grow their business’ presence in different environments.
Past and present involvement/recognition:
Founder and organizer of North Austin Influencers™
Board Member as Marketing Director at Ellevate Network, Austin Chapter
2014 Volunteer of the Year with the Economic Growth Business Incubator (EGBI)
2013 Volunteer of the Year with the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and past Social Media Ambassador Chair
Proud member and La Estrella de Tejas (Star of Texas) Award winner for Austin at Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas State Conference 2011
Member of the Year 2009 and past Vice – President of Young Hispanic Professional Association of Austin