Donna Montoya

Donna Montoya

Donna Banwarth Montoya serves as the Recruiter/Admission Counselor for the MBA for Professionals program in Portland and Salem.  She is excited to assist perspective students in continuing their professional careers through attaining their master's level education. Donna graduated from Willamette's full-time MBA program in 2010 and went on to pursue her career as a higher education administrator and career development professional. As part of her professional leadership, Donna is on the board of the Oregon Career Development Association (OCDA) and a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Before embarking on her MBA and higher education careers, Donna graduated from Linfield College with a B.A. in Economics and Spanish and lived in Mexico where she worked in residential real estate, gave Business English courses, and was Academic Supervisor at a language institute. Donna is excited to bring her variety of experiences to her position and is pleased to return to her alma mater to represent Willamette's MBA program and the outstanding education and community for which the University is known.


  • M.B.A., Willamette University
  • B.A., Linfield College