Brent Gatewood is the owner of consultIG, an information governance and records management consulting firm. Throughout his career, Brent has worked in many capacities in multiple industries assisting organizations to better manage their information assets. He has worked on engagements for a broad range of energy, insurance, financial services, law, technology and manufacturing clients. He advises clients on the use and importance of enterprise information and helps them to utilize their resources more effectively and efficiently. Brent takes a lead role in expanding technology and services delivery tool set and monitors the offerings and performance of records management and related technology vendors.
While not working with clients, he is a frequent speaker on the topics of Information Governance and Records and Information Management. He has been published several times and most recently was a contributor to two industry standards: “Implications of Web-Based, Collaborative Technologies in Records Management” and “Guidelines for Outsourcing Records Storage to the Cloud.”
John Montaña has been deeply involved in the legal aspects of records management and retention scheduling for over twenty years. He followed an undergraduate degree in Geology with his law degree. During and after law school he worked with Information Requirements Clearinghouse where he supervised legal research for publications addressing commercial information management law, including regulatory compliance, litigation and discovery, and other related legal matters. He subsequently joined BrainCore where he was a consultant on legal issues associated with records and information management, including records retention schedules, emerging issues in content management and the intranet.
In addition to his writing, research and advisory work on behalf of clients, Mr. Montaña’s efforts over the past several years have focused on researching and interpreting records retention requirements in countries beyond the U.S. to support Montaña & Associates growing base of clients with operations and compliance commitments around the globe.
John Kain has been in the records management and retention scheduling field since 1998. He received an undergraduate degree in Creative Writing and a Master’s in American Studies. John began his records management and retention schedule research work with Montaña & Associates in 1998, working closely with John Montaña on all aspects of retention scheduling, records management and international law research.
In 2002 he followed John Montaña to Pelligroup and began managing most of the records management projects while continuing to specialize in foreign retention requirements and law research. He has recently returned, once again, to Montaña & Associates.
Gladys Mundelius has more than 25 years experience in records management working with government agencies and corporations to enhance their current records & information management environments. Her expertise helps clients achieve best practices in records management from inception to the disposition of their critical information. She applies this knowledge to develop strategic plans inclusive of implementation costing, resource allocation and scheduling for the project.