Bio Details


Independent Director

Ambassador Jorge Montaño has served as a director of FirstCash since June of 2016 and previously served as a director of the Company from June 2010 to July 2013. He is a native and resident of Mexico, where he has served in a variety of senior diplomatic positions and business consulting roles. Amb. Montaño currently serves as partner in a Mexico-based public relations and communications firm, Guerra Castellanos y Asociados. During his extensive diplomatic career, he most recently served as the Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations from July 2013 until January 2016. Mr. Montaño was Ambassador to the United States from 1993 to 1995, and had a previous posting as Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations from 1989 to 1992. Between 1982 and 1988, he was Senior Director of Multilateral Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He previously served as Director General for United Nations Specialized Organizations from 1979, the year in which he joined the Foreign Service, until 1982. From 1996 to 2013, he was President of Asesoria y Analisis, a Mexico-based consulting and lobbying firm. In addition, he has served as a professor of International Organizations at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónoma de México from 1996 to 2013.