Juan Carlos Montenegro, Senior Construction Relations Officer
Juan Carlos Montengero has extensive community outreach and political strategy experience in Southern California, having worked for leading consulting firms and government agencies. He has has served on the communications and community outreach staffs of projects and civic organizations. He knows that precise, targeted messaging is critical to an effective public relations strategy for any initiative.
Clients value his experience in building broad-based support and winning coalitions in diverse communities. Juan Carlos has managed a range of projects for our public- and private sector clients, including major development projects in South Los Angeles and East Los Angeles. He liaises with elected officials, civic and business leaders and press to ensure those firm’s clients’ projects are favorably positioned in front of key decision-makers.
Montenegro’s career includes successful tenures at Government & Public Affairs Consulting Firms where he has helped create successful outreach campaigns, and community events on issues impacting Latino communities. Juan Carlos is a skilled bilingual professional that served as a Spanish-speaking Partnership Specialist for the United States Census Bureau for the 2010 Census. In these roles, he has worked closely with Los Angeles community leaders on key initiatives. Juan Carlos completed his undergraduate studies at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California, double majoring in Business Administration and Communication with concentrations in marketing and management. He also completed a Master of Business Administration degree from Notre Dame de Namur University.
Montenegro is also an active member in the Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles communities and currently serves as a Board Member of the non-profit organization Navidad En El Barrio.