Monte Ortel joined the Gas South District team as General Manager in September 2021. He oversees all business divisions for Gas South District, Gwinnett Sports Commission, Mitsubishi Electric Classic, and Coolray Field. Prior to his current role with the organization, Monte served as the Executive Director of the Gwinnett Sports Commission and Mitsubishi Electric Classic. Monte’s extensive history in event management also includes Executive Director for The Greenbrier Classic in Lewisburg, WV, Director of Operations at Turning Stone Resort Championship in Verona, NY and the Tournament Operations Manager at the 84 LUMBER Classic in Farmington, PA. Monte received his BS from Washington Adventist University and MS in Sport Management from Slippery Rock University. He also serves on the PGA TOUR Champions Advisory Board and Children’s Sports Network Advisory Board and currently resides in Dacula, GA with his family.