CEO of the Building Industry of Southern California

Jeff Montejano is the CEO of the Building Industry of Southern California, which is considered one of the largest building associations in the United States. His tenure includes several advocacy victories for the region’s largest landowners, home builders, and contractors, based on his relentless instigation for game-changing advocacy strategies.

With 25 years of experience as a strategic adviser to Fortune 500 companies, governmental agencies, and elected officials, Jeff helped create numerous high-profile communications initiatives, specifically in advocacy, advertising, media, and crisis management.

Before serving as President and Vice President of two large public affairs firms specializing in transportation, and land-use projects, Jeff was director of two major political action committees, the New Majority and GenNext, and worked on several political campaigns, including George W. Bush’s first election. Jeff also held the chief of staff and legislative positions in the California State Legislature, including working for the Senate and Assembly minority leaders.

Jeff’s philanthropic involvement includes board member positions for the Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club, Tilly’s Life Center, a charitable foundation for children, and Rebuild Southern California, which focuses on infrastructure funding, workforce development, and creating construction jobs.