Ismael Montoya

Co-Founder of Christian Brigades

Visalia, CA.

Ismael Montoya is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Christian Brigades and serves on the Board of Directors. His main role is to seek funding for the organization’s long term sustainability, update and maintain relationships with the organization’s partners. He also builds international connections for Christian Brigades in order to set up new projects. Prior to starting Christian Brigades, Ismael was a missionary in Honduras for four years along with his parents. He was also involved with South Central District Messengers of Peace where he served on the board for four years. Ismael served on the board for Fresno State University in the international trade association where he developed partnerships between international companies around the world. Ismael received his Bachelor’s of Arts in International Business from Fresno State University. He recently received his Law degree from Southern Illinois University.


“Christian Brigades gives hope to people in need, by reaching the marginalized and empowering the weak. For anyone reading this, people like you make our work possible and with your help we can improve cultural trends around the world.”
- Ismael

"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.- James 1:17