Jose Montemayor has nearly 30 years’ experience in all aspects of insurance regulation, operations, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.  Jose is an Independent Director at Protecdiv.

After serving 24 years in the US Air Force, Mr. Montemayor spent 12 years at the Texas Department of Insurance including six years as the Commissioner of Insurance for the State of Texas, where his work in creating protocols for the early identification and intervention of companies at risk of insolvency helped with dozens of successful company rehabilitation interventions.

Independent Director

Jose currently sits on several other boards in the industry, including CNA Financial Corp. (where he Chairs the Audit Committee), American Overseas Group Ltd. (Bermuda), Prosperity Life Insurance Group LLC, Shenandoah Life Insurance Company, SBLI USA Life Insurance Company, Inc., Seton HealthCare Family (member of Ascension Health), the Seton Healthcare Plan, and others.

Mr. Montemayor has a Master of Arts degree in Management from Webster University, a Master of Science degree in Logistics from the Air Force Institute of Technology, a Master of Accountancy degree from Texas State University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management from St. Edwards University.  Jose is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Texas Society of CPAs, the AICPA, and the Society of Financial Examiners.