Jose senior was born in Sonora, Mexico and with his family emigrated to the United States in 1965 and grew up in Southern California. He earned dual-degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT ’82) with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a B.S. in Business Management from Sloan where he studied under Peter Senge –author of Fifth Discipline. He was naturalized in Boston, MA and became a proud citizen of the United States in 1983. That same year at the age of 23 he founded his first company – a vertically integrated multi-state retail products and services company that endured 12 years. He later received his Master’s degree in Management from Peter F. Drucker School of Management at Claremont University. Jose has 35 years of experience across multiple industries working for multiple mid-size and Fortune 100 companies. He is an expert in Change Management, Strategy and Lean Methodologies, Business Performance Optimization, Marketing and Leadership with a passion for transformational change. In 2005, he founded Montero Consulting and Business Coaching where he educates, helps apply, coach and, when needed, implements key functional strategies and business processes that allow entrepreneurs to master the practice of management and successfully grow their businesses. He is a husband and a proud father of four children. Jose is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity (SAE).