Montana Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Montana Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Montana Governor Steve Bullock.

Montana Governor Steve Bullock

  • Capital: Helena
  • Population (2017 Est.):  1,050,493
  • Largest Cities (2017): Billings, 109,642; Missoula, 73,340; Great Falls, 58,876; Bozeman, 46,596; Butte-Silver Bow (balance), 34,560
  • Targeted Industries: Value Added Agriculture, Data Centers, High Tech, Clean Manufacturing, Professional Services
  • Key Incentives: Big Sky Trust Fund, Primary Sector Workforce Training Grant, New or Expanding Industry Tax Abatement, Loan Participation Program, Value Added Business Loan Program, New Markets Tax Credits, Tax Increment Finance Districts
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $48.1 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

Native American Development Corporation

Leonard Smith
Executive Director
17 North 26th Street
Billings, Montana 59101
406-259-3804
[email protected]
www.nadc-nabn.org

Montana Department of Commerce

Pam Haxby-Cote
Director
301 South Park Avenue, P.O. Box 200501
Helena, Montana 59620-0501
406-841-2700
[email protected]
www.commerce.mt.gov

Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development

Ken Fichtler
Chief Business Development Officer
State Capitol, Office 234, P.O. Box 200801
Helena, MT 59620
406-444-5634
[email protected]
www.business.mt.gov

Montana Economic Developers Association

Gloria O’Rourke
Coordinator
118 East Seventh Street, Suite 2A
Anaconda, MT 59711
406-563-5259
[email protected]
www.medamembers.org

Montana Chamber of Commerce

Webb Brown
President
900 Gibbon Street, P.O. Box 1730
Helena, MT 59624
406-442-2405, ext. 101
[email protected]
www.montanachamber.com

 

Utility Listings

Montana Electric Cooperatives Association

David Wheelihan
CEO
P.O. Box 1306
Great Falls, MT 59403
406-761-8333
[email protected]
www.montanaco-ops.com

MDU Resources

Gary Forrester
Government Affairs Rep.
2527 Gardiner Street
Billings, Montana 59101
406-208-8290
[email protected]
www.mdu.com

NorthWestern Energy

Rick Edwards
Director, Key Accounts & Customer Education
11 East Park Street
Butte, MT 59701-1711
406-497-3621
[email protected]
www.northwesternenergy.com

 

Regional Listings

Glacier County Regional Port Authority

Brenda Schilling
Executive Director
24 West Main Street, Suite 10
Cut Bank, MT 59427
406-845-3244
[email protected]
www.glacierportauthority.org

Pondera Regional Port Authority

Cynthia Johnson
Associate Director
409 South Main Street, Suite B
Conrad, MT 59425
406-271-7237
[email protected]
www.ponderaportauthority.com

Port of Montana (Southwestern Montana)

Kathy Fasso
General Manager
119041 German Gulch Road
Silver Bow, MT 59750
406-723-4321
[email protected]
www.portofmontana.org

Northern Rocky Mountain Economic Development District

Rob Gilmore
Executive Director
1335 Lower Tom Burke Road
Gallatin Gate, MT 59730
406-763-4412
[email protected]
www.nrmedd.org

Lake County Community Development Corporation

Gypsy Ray
Executive Director
407 Main Street SW
Ronan, MT 59864
406-676-5901
[email protected]
www.lakecountycdc.org

Headwaters RC&D

Joe Willauer
Executive Director
Thornton Building, 65 East Broadway, 2nd Floor
Butte, MT 59701
406-533-6783
[email protected]
www.headwatersrcd.org

Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation

Beth Epley
Executive Director
P.O. Box 497
Terry, MT 59349
406-853-6471
[email protected]
www.epedc.com

Beartooth RC&D (Resource Conservation & Development)

Sue Taylor
Economic Development Director
128 So Main Street, P.O. Box 180
Joliet, MT 59041
406-962-3914
[email protected]
www.beartooth.org

Great Northern Development Corporation

Tori Matejovsky
Executive Director
233 Cascade Street
Wolf Point, MT 59201
406-653-2590
[email protected]
www.gndc.org

Sweetgrass Development

Sarah Converse
Executive Director
521 1st Avenue NW
Great Falls, MT 59404
406-727-5173
[email protected]
www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org

Snowy Mountain Development Corporation

Kathie Bailey
Executive Director
613 NE Main Street
Lewiston, MT 59457
406-535-2591
[email protected]
www.snowymtndev.com

Southeastern Montana Development Corporation

Jim Atchison
Executive Director
6200 Main Street, P.O. Box 1935
Colstrip, MT 59323
406-748-2990
[email protected]
www.semdc.org

Prospera Business Network

Paul Reichert
Executive Director
2015 Charlotte Street, Suite 1
Bozeman, MT 59718
406-587-3113
[email protected]
www.prosperabusinessnetwork.org

Big Sky Economic Development

Steve Arveschoug
Executive Director
222 North 32nd Street, Suite 200
Billings, MT 59101
406-869-8401
[email protected]
www.bigskyeconomicdevelopment.org

Montana Business Assistance Connection Inc.

Brian Obert
Executive Director
225 Cruse Avenue, Suite D
Helena, MT 59601
406-447-1510
[email protected]
www.mbac.biz

Great Falls Development Authority

Brett Doney, CEcD, SLCR, AICP
President & CEO
P.O. Box 949
Great Falls, MT 59803
406-771-9020
[email protected]
www.greatfallsdevelopment.org

Bear Paw Development Corporation of Northern Montana

Paul Tuss
Executive Director
48 Second Avenue, Suite 202
Havre, Montana 59501
406-265-9226, ext. 21
[email protected]
www.bearpaw.org

 

County Listings

Lincoln County Port Authority

Tina Oliphant
Executive Director
60 Port Boulevard, T-3
Libby, MT 59923
406-293-8406
[email protected]
www.lincolncountyportauthority.com

Two Rivers Economic Growth (Valley County)

TeAra Bilbruck
Director
313 Klien Avenue
Glasgow, MT 59230
406-697-8856
[email protected]
www.growvalleycounty.com

Stillwater County Economic Development

Marissa Hauge
Coordinator & County Webmaster
431 Quarry Road, P.O. Box 881
Columbus, MT 59019
406-322-8050
[email protected]
www.stillwatercountymt.gov

Dawson County Economic Development Council

Jason Stuart
Executive Director
300 College Drive
Glendive, MT 59330
406-377-7792
[email protected]
www.dawsonedc.com

Richland Economic Development Corporation

Leslie Messer
Executive Director
1060 South Central Avenue
Sidney, MT 59270
406-482-4679
[email protected]
www.richlandeconomicdevelopment.com

Park County Economic Development

Katie Weaver
Extension Agent
119 South 3rd Street
Livingston, MT 59047
406-222-4156
[email protected]
www.pcmted.com

Ravalli County Economic Development Authority

Julie Foster
Executive Director
274 Old Corvallis Road, Suite A
Hamilton, MT 59840
406-375-9416
[email protected]
www.rceda.org

PhillCo Economic Growth Council, Inc.

Ashley Stuart
Executive Director
P.O. Box 1637
Malta, MT 59538
406-654-5525
[email protected]
www.phillcoegc.com

Montana West Economic Development

Jerry Meerkatz
President & CEO
44 2nd Avenue West
Kalispell, MT 59901
406-257-7711
[email protected]
www.dobusinessinmontana.com

 

City Listings

Lewistown Area Chamber of Commerce

Connie Fry
Executive Director
408 NE Main
Lewistown, MT 59457
406-535-5436
[email protected]
www.lewistownchamber.com

Port of Northern Montana

Larry Bonderud
Director
112 1st Street South
Shelby, MT 59474
406-434-5203
[email protected]
www.pnmshelby.com

Butte Local Development Corporation

Joe Willauer
Executive Director
65 East Broadway Street, 5th Floor
Butte, MT 59701
406-723-4349
[email protected]
www.bldc.net

Kalispell Area Chamber of Commerce

Mike Jackson
Director of Economic Development
15 Depot Park
Kalispell, MT 59901
406-758-2802
[email protected]
www.kalispellchamber.com

Missoula Economic Partnership

James Grunke
President & CEO
2501 Catlin Street, Suite 205
Missoula, MT 59801
406-541-6461
[email protected]
www.missoulapartnership.com

Miles City Area Economic Development Council, Inc.

Tracy Baker
Executive Director
1010 Main Street, Suite 18
Miles City, MT 59301
406-234-2705
[email protected]
www.milescitybusiness.net

Two Rivers Authority

Jeffrey S. McDowell
Executive Director
1015 North Lessard Avenue
Hardin, Montana 59034-2500
406-529-0113
[email protected]
www.tworiversauthority.org

Malta Area Chamber of Commerce

Anne M. Boothe
Executive Director
P.O. Box 1637
Malta, MT 59538
406-654-1776
[email protected]
www.maltachamber.com

Butte-Silverbow Community Development

Karen Byrnes
Community Development Director
155 West Granite Street, Room 115
Butte, MT 59701
406-497-6465
[email protected]
www.bsbcommunitydevelopment.com

Anaconda Local Development Corporation

Jim Davison
Executive Director
118 East 7th Street
Anaconda, MT 59711
406-563-5538
[email protected]
www.anacondadevelopment.org