Michael Montelongo

Board Member
Michael Montelongo


Joining the NACD Board of Directors in July of 2023, the Honorable Michael Montelongo, a career soldier, public official, and corporate executive, is president and chief executive officer of GRC Advisory Services, LLC and most recently was Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President for Sodexo, Inc (Euronext: SW). He is also a senior advisor at leadershipForward, a premier leadership performance firm serving Fortune 500 and small business clients. A governance and audit committee financial expert and NACD Board Leadership Fellow, Montelongo serves on corporate and nonprofit boards including Civeo Corporation (NYSE: CVEO), Conduent Inc (NASDAQ: CNDT), and Leadership Roundtable.

He is a former Bush White House appointee who served as the 19th Assistant Secretary for Financial Management and Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Air Force and the first Latino in that role. A public policy expert, Montelongo is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Before joining the Bush administration, Montelongo was an executive with a global management consulting firm, a regional telecommunications company, and completed a career in the U.S. Army, a Congressional Fellowship in the U.S. Senate, and service as an assistant professor teaching economics and political science at West Point.

Active in civic leadership, Montelongo volunteers for organizations that expand opportunities for young people, support community health and wellness, assist veterans, and promote national service. The first in his extended family to attend college, Montelongo earned his bachelor's degree in science from West Point and a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.