MONTY was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on February 16, 1961. He grew up in Shawnee and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma. He met Diana in Shawnee while she was a co-worker with his dad in the engineering department at Southwestern Bell. They married on May 15, 1982. Monty and Diana have two sons, Austin, 24 and Tate, 21.
Monty graduated from SIBI in 1992 and became the pulpit minister in Burlington, Colorado. He was the minister there for eight years before becoming the Education Minister at Waterview church of Christ in Richardson, Texas where he served from 2000 - 2005. In June of 2005, he took the position of Director of Placement with SIBI. He continues to teach at SIBI.
He began serving as an elder at Sunset in October of 2007. In August of 2010, he resigned as an elder and became the pulpit minister at Sunset.
His hobbies include hunting, fishing, racquetball, and tennis. Monty especially enjoys hiking mountain trails with his wife, Diana.