Tom Swenson and Michael Bright Attend Recent Conference

Tom Swenson, Bank of Montana’s CEO, and Michael Bright, Ginnie Mae’s EVP and COO, had a great time at a recent conference! Michael oversees all operations for Ginnie Mae´s $1.8 trillion portfolio of mortgage-backed securities. Bank of Montana proudly participates with Ginnie Mae and contributes to this portfolio through Bank of Montana’s work as a […]

Montana’s newest bank orchestrating large, complex loans

Tom Swenson, named the Deal Shepard, was featured in the North West Financial Review February edition.  From Montana Business Capital Corporation in 1998 to now, Bank of Montana has come a long way. “It’s not our job as bankers to make jobs; it’s our job to make loans which make jobs,” he said. “We are […]

Bank of Montana Plays Vital Role in Obtaining Grant to Rehabilitate Multifamily Housing Units in Great Falls

Bank of Montana has teamed up with NeighborWorks Great Falls and Wishrock Housing Partners and Investment Group to secure a $700,000 grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines to rehabilitate 96 multifamily housing units for low-income families and individuals in Great Falls, MT. Please read the full article here: http://www.fhlbdm.com/press-room/senator-jon-tester-announces-700000-in-housing-grants-for-great-falls-area/   All […]

Missoula’s Neptune Aviation Gains Solid Footing in the U.S. Forest Service’s Fire Aviation Fleet

Missoula-based Neptune Aviation has just secured four five-year contracts for exclusive use of four BAe-146 retardant bombers as part of the U.S. Forest Service’s “Next Generation” firefighting program. We invite you to read the full story in the following article, as published in The Missoulian: http://missoulian.com/news/local/neptune-aviation-gets-contracts-for-next-generation-firebombers/article_643a7e3f-1c1a-52f9-ad1e-843f6655a331.html All content provided on this blog is for informational […]

Montana Craft Breweries Are Key Contributors to State’s Economy

Craft breweries have been gaining popularity in Montana over the past twenty years, with approximately 60 breweries expected to be up and running in Montana by the end of 2015. Cumulatively they produce around 150,000 barrels of beer and employ more than 500 people. The following article, published in The Missoulian, has the full story. http://missoulian.com/business/local/governor-to-brewers-you-re-an-economic-force-and-a/article_3a325e0f-a5da-5875-80d8-f2f1c3a3264e.html […]

Bank of Montana’s CEO to Give Presentation to Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors

Bank of Montana’s president and CEO Tom Swenson will be meeting with one of the world’s most powerful economists in just a few days and reporting on Montana’s economy to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Minneapolis…. read the full story in this feature article published in The Missoulian Newspaper. http://m.missoulian.com/news/local/missoula-banker-to-give-presentation-to-federal-reserve-s-board/article_2baeac04-5aae-5a44-a8a0-ba229efff03b.html?mobile_touch=true All content provided on this […]

Consumer Direct Grant Creek Campus To Become National Headquarters for Organization

Consumer Direct has decided to combine its five Missoula locations and establish the organization’s national headquarters at a new business park in the North Reserve area of Missoula. Dubbed “Consumer Direct Grant Creek Campus,” the four-story building will be constructed with financing from Bank of Montana. The following article, published in The Missoulian, expands on details […]

Bank of Montana helping to fund development of new North Reserve Business Park

The following article shares news of a new North Reserve business park being developed that will include offices for Consumer Direct, an expanded showroom for Bretz RV and Marine, and a relocation for Costco Wholesale. Bank of Montana has committed to financing Consumer Direct’s multi-million dollar project. Click the link below to read the full […]

Big SBA Loan Helped Billion Bet on Bozeman

Since its inception, Bank of Montana has worked closely with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Montana Board of Investments on providing financing options for our business loan customers. In 2011, Bank of Montana was the lead bank in a financing package that enabled Joe Billion to fulfill a dream ten years in the making […]

Senator Baucus Announces New Resource for Montana Businesses-Bank of Montana at the forefront

September 16, 2011-Senator Baucus Press Release ***For Immediate Release*** BAUCUS ANNOUNCES NEW RESOURCE FOR MONTANA SMALL BUSINESSES TO THRIVE Senator’s Small Business Jobs Act Continues to Work for Montana   (Washington, D.C.) – Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus announced today a key element of his Small Business Jobs Act has unleashed up to $15 […]