Joseph F. Montes (1996)

Joe came to the UK as a Police Fellow in 1996 after having previously completed a BA in Political Science and a Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Southern California. Taking a leave from his position at the LAPD, he spent his Fulbright year at the London School of Economics. Mr Montes is now the Chair of the Los Angeles Industrial Development Authority and an investment banker at Union Bank of California in Beverly Hills, California.

Overall, Mr Montes noted his experiences in London and the connections he made at LSE created a life-changing opportunity for him in laying the foundation for his future position with Goldman Sachs & Co., current banking career and role as a community leader in Los Angeles. Mr. Montes feels very honored for the opportunity to study abroad and grateful to for the scholarships that allowed him to do so.

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