A Business Plan for Montana by Montanans

For Montana by Montanans
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Led by Kay Clevidence, President of Farmers State Bank, and William Coffee, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Stockman Financial Corporation, the Financial Services Key Industry Network (KIN) will be asked to identify both opportunities for and challenges to growth in Montana's financial service industry. Members of this KIN will discuss and formulate goals and objectives that will facilitate growth and prosperity in the industry.

KIN Resources:

Presentation: Economy in the Big Sky | Census & Economic Information Center, Montana Department of Commerce

Report: Labor Day Report 2015 | Department of Labor & Industry

Draft KIN Recommendations

Meeting Minutes and Agendas:

6/29/2016 Minutes 

6/29/2016 Agenda

4/15/2017 Minutes

4/15/2017 Agenda


Financial Services Action Plan:

Action Plan

KIN Members

  • Kay Clevidence, President, Farmers Bank (Co-Chair)
  • Bill Coffee, Chief Executive Officer, Stockman Bank (Co-Chair)
  • Bill Johnstone, Senior Advisor/Main Street Montana Chair
  • J.J. Adams, Owner, Adams Consulting
  • John O'Donnell, Managing Partner, AGC Capital
  • Jenn Ewan, Vice President, Missoula Economic Partnership
  • Craig Wilkins, Executive Vice President, Board Chair, ViZn Energy
  • Weston Fricke, Chief Financial Officer, Simms Fishing Products
  • Mike Knauf, Chief Executive Officer, Rivertop Renewables
  • Michael Rands, Rivertop Renewables
  • Sarah Fitzgerald, Chief Lending Officer, MT Community Development Corp.
  • Mick Ringsak, Economic Development
  • Leonard Smith, Executive Director, Native American Development Corporation
  • Dave Glaser, Chief Executive Officer, MT Community Development Corp.
  • Julie Foster, Executive Director, Ravalli Economic Development Authority
  • Bill Lamdin, Crowley Fleck