Matthew Montanes is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Albuquerque. Matthew is currently the Lab Wide Manager of HR Business Partners & Strategic Services for Sandia National Laboratories. Matthew focuses on raising pursuit of human capital management under the secret clearance from the Department Of Energy. Matthew also leads and maintains a team of highly experienced HRBP professionals through leadership, influence, and strong relationship building to ensure the missions and programs of multiple government departments spanning to 12K employees. Prior to this role, he worked as the Manager/Human Resource for Sandia Pueblo Enterprise and the Director of Human Resources at Eclipse Aviation Corporation. Matthew also worked in his earlier professional career for Intel Corporation helping to build the business processes of the organization in its developmental earlier years of operation. Matthew has a long history of experience in providing Management, Human Resources, Project Management, and Workforce Training and Development going back 20+ years. Matthew is a trusted advisor that can positively influence and impact an organization by building strong relationships and innovative solutions.
Matthew is a graduate of the University of New Mexico, Robert O. Anderson of Management where he has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, and received (SPHR) Society of Human Resource Management and (HRCI) Human Resource Certification Institution. Matthew received the Lockheed Martin/Sandia National Laboratories Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSS) and the Managing Through People, Intel Leadership Certification, and Intel Legal labor and Business Law Certification. Matthew did also attend other universities to ensure he had the proper skills and knowledge of his field. He received the Certification in Theory Constraints from Goldratt Institute, the HCI Strategic Workforce Planning Certification from Dallas, TX, and Darden School of Management Executive Certification from the University of Virginia.
Matthew is excited and honored to have the opportunity to serve his community by sitting on the board for the Atrisco Companies, were he will be able to assist with innovation, solutions, and leadership.