Monica Sparks

Monica Sparks is ....The Networking Diva! Author, Networking Strategist and Entrepreneur


Monica Sparks is ....The Networking Diva! Author, Networking Strategist and Entrepreneur

Monica Sparks is the President of Urban Sparks LLC, and Founder of its subsidiaries: Networking SPARKS Training Seminars and the Networking Sparks Conference. She has served 23 years as a licensed State of Michigan Real Estate professional with a broker’s license. As the Creator of the female-oriented non-profit media network Radio For Divas in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Radio For Divas, now four years old, has over 21 women on the 24-hour network, the mission is to EDUCATE EMPOWER AND ENTERTAIN. You can also hear Monica on the number one rated urban station in Grand Rapids, Town Square Media, GR’s Magic 104.9 before the Michael Baisden show each Friday. 

As a successful Entrepreneur, published Author, inspirational Trainer and Talk Show Host Monica Sparks is known as the Networking Diva, a high energy well-respected business professional with a unique ability to develop and foster strong relationships. The life mission of Monica Sparks is Educate, Empower & Entertain! Her network is comprised of a culturally diverse audience that includes business professionals, entrepreneurs, and women who are looking to ‘Ignite a Spark’ that will bring positive change in their personal and professional lives.

Monica gives back to her community by serving on various boards and committees and utilizes her business acumen to help other business owners and entrepreneurs by volunteering as a certified SCORE Mentor and Business Counselor. She is also Vice President of the National Heritage Academies School; Vista Charter Academy,  Vice President of Woman’s Life Chapter 881 and currently serves on the City of Kentwood as a Planning Commissioner. Monica was also selected by the Grand Rapids Business Journal as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan, 2018.


  • Planning Commissioner

  • City of Kentwood Former Zoning Board of Appeals Commissioner

  • City of Kentwood Vice President

  • National Heritage Academy (Vista) Vice President

  • Woman’s Life Chapter 881 Certified SCORE Mentor and Business Counselor Member

  • Wyoming Kentwood Chamber of Commerce and West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Member

  • Small Business Association of Michigan State of Michigan Licensed Real Estate Broker 20+ years Selected by GRBJ “50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan”