Our Executive-Level Stronger Consulting Team

Mike Montoya Headshsot

Areas of Expertise


Stronger Consulting is a mission-driven, education consulting firm. We believe all kids deserve the opportunity to pursue their own version of happiness and prosperity. We partner with K-16 school systems and education non-profit organizations to design and achieve remarkable educational experiences for young people. We are a LatinX-owned company and serve a national client base, specializing in building diverse talent pipelines to build extraordinary teams and supporting organizations working to ensure equitable opportunities for traditionally underserved children and families.


Our Executive-Level Stronger Consulting Team

Mona Duffus

Associate Partner, Consulting

Kelley Hampton

Partner & Managing Director of Search

Mike Montoya

Founder & CEO

Neils Ribeiro-Yemofio

Associate Partner, Consulting

Yinnie Tse

Chief Operations & Finance Officer

Stronger Consulting Team

Jose Andre Iniguez

Director, Search

Kristin Levine

Director, Academic Services

Luis Bernal

Director, Partnerships & Storytelling

Brian Johnson

Associate Director, Operations

Jade Thornton

Senior Manager, Search

Fernando Ayala-Vaca

Manager, Search Operations

Tyler Doblado

Manager, Marketing & Communications

Will DeSmit

Consultant, Search

Jodie Semp-Blaskey

Senior Consultant, Strategy