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Regina Montoya

Attorney, TV Commentator & Latina Advocate

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 Regina Montoya Biography

Ms. Montoya is a Harvard-trained attorney who has been nationally recognized as one of the top lawyers in the country, and she is a former award-winning television commentator. She is currently working on a book about the importance of incorporating Latinos into the economic, political and social fabric of America, and she is a frequent public speaker on a wide range of issues including health care, poverty, diversity and children.

Ms. Montoya ran for Mayor of Dallas in 2019, the first Latina to run for this position. Most recently, Ms. Montoya was the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and was the Chair of the Dallas Mayor’s Task Force on Poverty. Under her leadership, the task force identified key drivers of poverty and presented several recommendations to reduce poverty and close the opportunity gap. One of its greatest successes was creating a systemic and operationalized approach to reducing the child poverty rate from 38% to 31%, and it played a pivotal role in shining a light on the pervasive social and economic impacts of poverty on Dallas residents.

One of the first Latinas to earn partnership in a major corporate law firm in the United States, Ms. Montoya received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Texas Minority Counsel Program of the State Bar of Texas. In addition, Ms. Montoya was awarded the Latina Lawyer of the Year by the Hispanic National Bar Association, the Women’s Advocacy Award from Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, the La Luz Achievement Award from the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, and the Pioneer for Justice Award from the Los Angeles-based Mexican American Bar Foundation.

In 1993, Ms. Montoya served in the White House as an Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. In 1998, she was nominated by the President to serve as a U.S. Representative to the 53rd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

Previously, Ms. Montoya served as the Senior Vice President, External Relations and General Counsel at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, the seventh-largest pediatric health care provider in the nation. In addition, she was the chief executive officer of the New America Alliance, a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the economic advancement of the American Latino community.

A leader in the nonprofit community, Ms. Montoya is the immediate past-Chair of the Board of the Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF). She is a member of the Board of Directors of Girls Inc. (National Board), the Texas Book Festival, the Center for Public Policy Priorities, the SMU Tate Lecture Series, and she serves on the Texas Lyceum Advisory Council. In addition, Regina is a Hunt Institute Fellow at Southern Methodist University and serves as a member of the UNT Dallas Foundation Board of Directors.

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  • Latinos: America's Growing Voice

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    Booking fees for Regina Montoya, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Regina Montoya, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Regina Montoya

Attorney, TV Commentator & Latina Advocate

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Regina Montoya Biography

Ms. Montoya is a Harvard-trained attorney who has been nationally recognized as one of the top lawyers in the country, and she is a former award-winning television commentator. She is currently working on a book about the importance of incorporating Latinos into the economic, political and social fabric of America, and she is a frequent public speaker on a wide range of issues including health care, poverty, diversity and children.

Ms. Montoya ran for Mayor of Dallas in 2019, the first Latina to run for this position. Most recently, Ms. Montoya was the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and was the Chair of the Dallas Mayor’s Task Force on Poverty. Under her leadership, the task force identified key drivers of poverty and presented several recommendations to reduce poverty and close the opportunity gap. One of its greatest successes was creating a systemic and operationalized approach to reducing the child poverty rate from 38% to 31%, and it played a pivotal role in shining a light on the pervasive social and economic impacts of poverty on Dallas residents.

One of the first Latinas to earn partnership in a major corporate law firm in the United States, Ms. Montoya received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Texas Minority Counsel Program of the State Bar of Texas. In addition, Ms. Montoya was awarded the Latina Lawyer of the Year by the Hispanic National Bar Association, the Women’s Advocacy Award from Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, the La Luz Achievement Award from the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, and the Pioneer for Justice Award from the Los Angeles-based Mexican American Bar Foundation.

In 1993, Ms. Montoya served in the White House as an Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. In 1998, she was nominated by the President to serve as a U.S. Representative to the 53rd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

Previously, Ms. Montoya served as the Senior Vice President, External Relations and General Counsel at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, the seventh-largest pediatric health care provider in the nation. In addition, she was the chief executive officer of the New America Alliance, a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the economic advancement of the American Latino community.

A leader in the nonprofit community, Ms. Montoya is the immediate past-Chair of the Board of the Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF). She is a member of the Board of Directors of Girls Inc. (National Board), the Texas Book Festival, the Center for Public Policy Priorities, the SMU Tate Lecture Series, and she serves on the Texas Lyceum Advisory Council. In addition, Regina is a Hunt Institute Fellow at Southern Methodist University and serves as a member of the UNT Dallas Foundation Board of Directors.

Regina Montoya Videos

  • Regina Montoya - DBJ Minority Business Leader
  • Regina Montoya - Award for Service to Women & Girls - YouTube

Regina Montoya Speaking Topics

  • Latinos: America's Growing Voice

FAQs on booking Regina Montoya

  • How to book Regina Montoya?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Regina Montoya for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Regina Montoya, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Regina Montoya or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Regina Montoya?

    Booking fees for Regina Montoya, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Regina Montoya, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Regina Montoya?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Regina Montoya for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Regina Montoya for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Regina Montoya or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Regina Montoya or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Regina Montoya is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Regina Montoya for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Regina Montoya generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Judge Cristina Perez, Kweisi Mfume, Jonah Edelman, Iris Krasnow and Farrah Gray. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Regina Montoya for an upcoming event.

Regina Montoya Speaker Videos

  • Regina Montoya - DBJ Minority Business Leader
    Regina Montoya - Award for Service to Women & Girls - YouTube

Regina Montoya Speaking Topics

  • Latinos: America's Growing Voice

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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