Yolanda D. Montgomery
Yolanda D. Montgomery is the Executive Director of the IAM National Benefit Funds. Ms. Montgomery oversees the administrative and operational functions of the National Pension Fund, the Benefit Trust Fund and the National 401(k) Fund. Ms. Montgomery is also an Arbitrator and Mediator with the American Arbitration Association. Prior to joining IAM National Benefit Funds, Ms. Montgomery was the Assistant Executive Director and Counsel of the SEIU Benefit Funds where she oversaw the administrative and operational functions of the SEIU Benefit Funds. Ms. Montgomery also handled all employment related issues and led all labor negotiations. Ms. Montgomery was an Attorney at Proskauer Rose in New Orleans. Ms. Montgomery’s practice focused on ERISA Substantive plan work, ERISA Litigation and Labor and Employment.
Ms. Montgomery is actively involved in various bar association activities and holds several committee positions. Ms. Montgomery is also a frequent lecturer on ERISA and Labor and Employment topics. Ms. Montgomery graduated from Howard University with a B.S. in Psychology. Ms. Montgomery received her J.D. from Texas Southern University School of Law, and her Masters of Law in Taxation from Temple University, James Beasley School of Law.