Monte J. Brough
Elder Monte J. Brough was originally called to the First Quorum of the Seventy in 1988. As a General Authority, his assignments included serving in the Presidency of the Seventy, as president of the North America Southeast Area of the Church, counselor in the North America Central Area, executive director of the Family History Department, president of the Genealogical Society of Utah, counselor in the Young Men’s general presidency, and president of the Asia Area.
Prior to being called as a General Authority, Elder Brough served as a regional representative to the BYU student stakes. He has been a bishop, Young Men’s general board member, and president of the Minnesota Minneapolis Mission.
Born in Randolph, Utah, Elder Brough graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in mathematics and obtained a PhD from the University of Utah in business administration. A former computer systems engineer, he founded a multinational computer services company from which he retired just prior to his service as a mission president. At the time of his call to the Seventy, he was teaching a business strategy course at BYU.
Elder Brough was founding president of the United Way of Davis County and served on the Farmington Utah City Council. He has also served in various Scouting and community organizations.