Alamo Regional Mobility Authority
Appointed by the Bexar County Commissioners Court
John Montford is currently President & CEO of JTM Consulting, LLC. Prior to establishing his own consulting firm, he served as Senior Advisor for Global Public Policy for General Motors Company from January 1, 2010 to January 2012. At GM he was responsible for GM public policy for federal, state, and international, as well as the GM Foundation. He was a member of the GM Executive Committee from January 1, 2010 to May 1, 2011.
Prior to joining GM, Montford served as the Senior Vice President of State Legislative Affairs for AT&T. Following the 2005 merger of SBC and AT&T, he served as president of the Western Region for AT&T, responsible for 23 states west of the Mississippi. From 2002 to 2005, he was president of External Affairs for Southwestern Bell. He joined SBC, now AT&T, in September 2001.Montford was the 2005 Chairman of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, a catalyst for economic development in San Antonio with over 2,000 members. From 2007-2010, Montford was President of the Board of the National Western Art Foundation, for which he personally secured the lead gift to create the Dolph and Janey Briscoe National Western Art Museum in San Antonio. He was also Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He served as Chairman of the Development Board of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and President of the San Antonio Independent School District Foundation from 2008-2010. He has served as an independent director of Southwest Airlines since 2002.