Brad Monterio is Managing Director of Colcomgroup, Inc., a global marketing and advisory services firm based in New York that he co-founded in 1996. Brad advises clients about integrating strategy and technology with corporate disclosure, XBRL, ESG/integrated/sustainability/CSR reporting, data analytics, stakeholder engagement, accounting and finance. He has worked with corporations, professional associations, standard setters, accountancy bodies, technology vendors, consulting firms and others. Brad has been working in the global sustainability movement for the prior 8 years focusing on the integration of strategy, reporting frameworks, standards and enabling technologies.
Brad is a Global Board Member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and vice chair of the IMA Technology Solutions & Practices Committee. He is also a Global Board Member, Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) and a member of the CAS Innovation Council. He is co-chair of the SASB XBRL Feasibility Task Force and vice chair of the XBRL International Best Practices Board. He is also a former investment banker serving middle market companies through private placement and capital introduction advisory services, as well as a commercial banker.
Brad regularly speaks and writes on transparency, integrated reporting, XBRL, ESG/sustainability, marketing and communications issues. His articles have appeared in Accountancy, the Accountant, AccountingWeb.com, Business Finance, IMA’s Strategic Finance, Corporate Responsibility, CalCPA’s, California CPA, Corporate Compliance Insights, XBRL International’s iBR, and other media outlets and blogs.
In 2014, Brad served as a research analyst for Harvard Business School Professor Robert Eccles’ latest book on Integrated Reporting, “Integrated Reporting Global Trends and Best Practices.” Brad also contributed a chapter entitled “Bringing Order to the Chaos: Integrating Sustainability Reporting Frameworks and Financial Reporting into One Report with XBRL”for another Professor Eccles text and Harvard Business School eBook, “The Landscape of Integrated Reporting.”
Brad is Ivy-educated, receiving his Bachelor’s Degree from Dartmouth College in 1988.