Peter G. Montano, CPA


Peter is a Director at PGM, LLC and leads our compliance and tax services. Peter has over 30 years’ experience providing audit, advisory and tax services to nonprofit organizations and startups. He is responsible for the planning, control and coordination of audit services, issue identification and resolution, and presentation of the final management letter, financial statements and compliance reports.

Peter believes in supporting the community to improve the lives of people. He does this through volunteering and by helping nonprofits better deliver their services.

Peter became a Certified Public Accountant in 1992. 


Knowledge & Expertise

Peter speaks regularly on topics affecting nonprofits and gives seminars on financial management both locally and nationally.

He assists nonprofit management and board members with implementing best practices.

His advisory areas of expertise include:

  • Strategic business planning
  • Financial regulations
  • Internal control design
  • Governance
  • Audit and consulting services related to federal and state compliance
  • Grant compliance training and programs development
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development compliance and reporting


Education, Certifications & Affiliations

B.S. Accounting, St. John's University

Certified in Maine and New York 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants: Member

Maine Association of Nonprofits: Advisory committee member & past treasurer

Maine Community Foundation: Audit committee member

Baxter Academy Charter School: Treasurer

Boy Scouts of America: Assistant Scout Leader