David Montoya is a native New Mexican and combat veteran who has served multiple tours and deployments as an intelligence officer in the US Air Force. After his Air Force career, David attended Georgetown University's prestigious McDonough School of Business where he earned an MBA in International Business Strategy. During that time, David served as National Security Adviser to US Senator Jeff Bingaman where he worked to save Cannon, Holloman and Kirtland AFB during multiple BRACs and advised the Senator on issues such as the continued Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the treatment of enemy non-combatants. Upon returning to New Mexico, David served as Chief of Staff for the Nuclear Weapons program at Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he managed the administration of a 2.6-billion-dollar budget and 4,000 plus employees. David soon returned to Washington and served as Obama's Deputy Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs leading several initiatives at the VA including Rural healthcare, ending veteran homelessness and Native American Veteran Issues.
Most importantly, David devotes his time to his family; Soleille, and kids; Megan, Marlo, Ben, Avenicio and their four dogs and one cat. He is a charter member of the Corrales Tractor Club, has earned Air Assault Badge and military parachutist wings. Airborne!