John Michael Montgomery was born and raised in Lawton and graduated from Eisenhower High School. He began college at Cameron University before transferring to the University of Oklahoma and completed a B.A. in International Studies. Montgomery finished work at OU for his M.A. in Global Affairs in summer 2019. Montgomery has also worked previously for both Northwestern Mutual and New York Life as an insurance agent.
Prior to election to the Senate in 2018, Montgomery served four years in the House beginning in 2014. Montgomery currently serves in the Senate as Vice Chair for the Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government and Transportation.
Montgomery continues to live in Lawton with his wife, Kylee, their daughter, and three dogs. Kylee has taught in Lawton Public Schools for four years and has been coach for the Lawton High Highsteppers and Cheer.