Sebastian Montagne, Strategic Planner, NC Department of Transportation
Sebastian Montagne has administered the Foreign Trade Zone 214 since September of 2015. He oversaw the successful completion of the Zone’s Alternative Site Framework application, which expanded the service area to 22 counties and added three magnet sites to the overall portfolio. Before administering the Foreign Trade Zone, Sebastian led the planning efforts for the 25 Year Infrastructure Vision and championed NCDOT’s newest strategic goal – promoting economic growth through infrastructure investments. Prior to joining the NCDOT, Sebastian served 10 years in the US Army as a Civil Affairs officer, where he deployed numerous times to Iraq, Western Africa and Eastern Europe/Caucasus in support of the Global War on Terror. Sebastian has held leadership roles ranging from commanding units of more than 170 people, to commanding small teams comprised of highly specialized individuals.