Monte McNaughton is a life-long conservative and community leader. He is the two-term MPP for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex. In the 2014 election, he bucked the trend and gained votes by reaching out and building a new conservative coalition.
Monte McNaughton grew up in Newbury and learned the value of hard work and community service by working in his family business. By the time he was twenty, Monte was elected as Newbury Councillor and was re-elected two more times.
He graduated from Westervelt Business College and successfully completed executive programs at the Richard Ivey School of Business and in 2009-10 he served as President of the Strathroy and District Chamber of Commerce.
Monte currently serves as Official Opposition Critic for Economic Development, Employment & Growth. Monte is the Chair of the Standing Committee on Legislative Assembly.
Monte and his wife Kate have a daughter, Annie, and live in Mt. Brydges.