Montoya brings nearly 20 years of corporate, higher education, and governmental experience to DEN. Prior to his work at DEN, he taught at the University of Colorado Denver in the School of Education. He is the founder and CEO of the Praximity Group, a Diversity and Inclusion consulting firm that focuses on the intersection of theory, practice, and place.
Montoya serves on the advisory board for the Agency for Human Rights and Community Partnerships and on the United States Tennis Association Colorado’s Hispanic Engagement Initiative Task Force. He has over fourteen publications focusing on equity, diversity, and race. Montoya holds a B.S. in Political Science from Colorado Mesa University, a M.A. in Ethnic Studies from Regis University, and is a PhD Candidate at the University of Colorado Denver.