Michael D. Montoya

Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Edison International
Southern California Edison

Michael D. Montoya is vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer for Southern California Edison (SCE) and its parent company Edison International. He is responsible for ethics education, awareness of the Helpline and internal investigations. He is also responsible for overseeing six separate compliance programs, including records management, energy regulation and privacy.

Previously, Montoya was assistant general counsel for SCE, responsible for legal matters in the areas of energy regulation, labor employment, power procurement and resource policy and planning.

Before his appointment to assistant general counsel, Montoya served for nine years as manager of the Customer and Tariff section and later the Resource Policy and Planning section of the law department, responsible for overseeing legal matters involving the Long-Term Procurement Plan, the California Renewable Portfolio Standard, the Distributed Generation Rulemaking and energy efficiency programs. He joined the SCE law department in 1992 as a staff attorney.

Prior to joining SCE, Montoya practiced with the Los Angeles law firm of Kane, Ballmer & Berkman where he gained extensive experience in the area of municipal and redevelopment law. He also practiced with the Los Angeles law firm of Knapp, Petersen & Clarke.

Montoya serves as a trustee for the Mexican American Bar Foundation.

Montoya earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Cal Poly Pomona.

Michael D. Montoya