Award Recipient

John A. Montalbano, Jr.

Awarded: Knight Commander’s Accolade – March 8, 2019

Jay is a native of New Orleans and graduated from Louisiana State University in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Jay served in a number of roles including recruitment chairman, Number IV (Corresponding Secretary), and Number VI (Treasurer). After graduation, Jay accepted a position as a Certified Public Accountant at Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP, where he is now a Partner and is the industry leader of the firm’s construction group. In 2010, Jay was selected as a Top Forty Under 40 by the Baton Rouge Business Report and the CPA Technology Advisor. He currently serves as Chair-elect of the State Society of Louisiana CPA’s, is a past president of the Baton Rouge chapter of LCPA, and serves on the Department of Accounting Advisory Board for LSU.

Jay became the Alumnus Advisor for the Alpha Gamma Chapter in 1999 and has served in that role for 20 years. Jay was inducted into the Horace H. White Court of Honor in 2004. He has been a strong and loyal advocate for Alpha Gamma Chapter and supported them for two decades in the fraternity community at LSU. Jay’s influence on Alpha Gamma Chapter has left a lasting impact and helped lay the groundwork for the future success in an ever-evolving fraternity community. He was a recipient of the Greek Excellence Award from LSU in 2006. Jay lives in Baton Rouge with his wife Angela and two daughters, Sophia and Anne Marie.