Sariann Monaco, smart and multi-talented, was voted by a neighbor to be one of our PV People. With such a cool background and continuing successful career we can see why! Welcome to PV.. Sariann!
Name: Sariann Monaco
Occupation: Telly award winning Writer, Director and Voice Over Actor. I also work at Mayo as a standardized patient.
Where I grew up: I was born in Chicago and was raised in south Florida from age 8
A Ponte Vedran since: December of 2014. My daughter went to college at UNF and we would vacation here.
Other Places I have lived? North Carolina, back to Chicago 5 years ago to live a year (too cold) and most recently California
My favorite thing about Ponte Vedra: Clean, Unpolluted.
My least favorite thing about Ponte Vedra: A little isolated. I would welcome a public restaurant/bar or two on the beach.
In my spare time I like too? I love to travel! I perform improv in Jacksonville and I like to kayak with my husband. We can walk miles & miles on the beach. I enjoy photography and my animals.
Ponte Vedran you most admire: Mike Wicks is a go getter and involved in betterment of the community.
My favorite time in Ponte Vedra: Springtime, sunset on the beach.
Dream Vacation other than Ponte Vedra? Kauai, Hawaii and Maui
If I could invite anyone over to dinner – 2 Ponte Vedrans and one famous person – who would you invite? My grown kids for sure and Elvis
Last time you went to the beach: Last night.
Last time you saw live music: At the Riverside Market last week…
Favorite Ponte Vedra organization: Ponte Vedra Sea Turtle Patrol. Those folks are dedicated! If only I could get going in the early morning!
Favorite Ponte Vedra restaurant (or area): Palm Valley Fish Camp is rich and decadent. Crowd pleaser every time!
Favorite place for a cocktail: Cabana Beach Club or Pussers
Favorite way to get exercise here: Yoga at the Y. Walking the beach or riding bikes on Ponte Vedra Blvd. I adore stand up paddle boarding but haven’t tried it here yet.
Favorite movie: Mine! Absent and DownStage. Written by yours truly.
Favorite TV show: Impractical Jokers is hilarious. The Profit with Marcus Lemonis. Met him recently and he is gracious and kind.
Favorite book: Memoirs of a Geisha and The Book Thief
Favorite band or music: I love Coldplay and I am a huge Elvis fan but I play Greek, Parisan, Indian and Reggae on my Pandora. Reminds me of travel.
Something most people don’t know about you: I’m an insomniac, mind’s always creating.
Anything else: I don’t think life is meant to be lived in one spot.