Juan Montoya

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La Fuente Business Center

Juan is a remarkable individual serving as the Executive Director of the La Fuente Business Center, where he leads a dedicated team of professionals committed to removing barriers to entrepreneurship within immigrant communities. Fueled by his passion for numbers, Juan pursued a career in accounting and completed 150 hours of coursework to qualify for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Additionally, he holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and has pursued studies toward a Master of Public Health at Creighton University. His diverse background and extensive education have granted him a profound understanding of the challenges faced by immigrants in economically disadvantaged communities across the United States of America.

Juan embarked on his career in business consulting at the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) in Omaha, Nebraska. Presently, he leverages his expertise to assist individuals through coaching, consulting, training, and education. Over the course of the past decade, Juan has established a strong connection with the Latino community, dedicating his efforts to driving economic development and fostering entrepreneurship in the nonprofit sector, particularly within Latino and refugee communities.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Juan finds solace and inspiration in various activities. He indulges in listening to music and business podcasts, immersing himself in documentaries that offer valuable insights from different cultures. Furthermore, he engages in documentary photography and cherishes quality time spent with his loving wife and two children.

Juan’s unwavering commitment to empowering immigrant communities, coupled with his passion for continuous learning and cultural appreciation, sets him apart as a compassionate leader and catalyst for positive change.