Monique Gaudin Gardner

Director of Gift & Estate Planning

Monique Gardner
Office Location
103 Greenville Hall
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
Institutional Advancement
7214 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 909
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 861-5752
Fax Number
(504) 861-5755
E-mail Address


J.D., Tulane University; M.B.A., University of New Orleans; B.A., Vassar College

Short Bio

Monique Gaudin Gardner, Loyola’s former director of Alumni Relations, has taken the position of director of Planned Giving. Gardner served as the director of Alumni Relations for the past five years and as the executive director of the University of New Orleans Alumni Association from 2001 until her hire at Loyola. In these positions, Gardner was responsible for maintaining relationships and communication with more than 45,000 alumni at Loyola and 67,000 alumni at UNO. Prior to her position at UNO, Gardner was an attorney with Hoffman, Sutterfield, Ensenat, and Bankston.

Gardner is an active member of the New Orleans volunteer community. She is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® and has more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit administration, event planning, fundraising, and educating, training and supervising volunteers. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College, an M.B.A. from the University of New Orleans, and a law degree from Tulane University. She has two children and is married to J. Warren Gardner, Jr., an attorney at Christovich & Kearney LLP.  Monique’s great-uncle, Harold Gaudin, S.J., was the seventh president of Loyola.