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Kim is the Senior Credit Officer and a Vice President at the Bank of Montana. She has assembled some of the most complicated financing packages ever assembled by our commercial lending team; including combining up to three economic development agencies and six loan types to make one commercial project happen. She has also assembled asset-based lending programs utilizing national sources that enabled one client to literally quadruple profits in 6 months due to being able to access desperately needed working capital. Kim is an innovator and believes you can and should make your business dreams become a reality. She offers exemplary service and creativity to her clients. Her tenacity, intellect, and drive enable her to get things done.
Contact Kim for your next commercial transaction; multifamily loan, deposit or borrowing needs.
Prior to joining the Bank of Montana, Kim served as an Assistant Vice President at Montana Business Capital Corporation, where she focused on commercial lending, real estate development, and government enhanced business development. Before joining Montana Business Capital Corporation, she worked in South Africa teaching entrepreneurial empowerment to Xhosa, Afrikaans, and Zulu students at the University of Stellenbosch and in South African townships as well as in micro lending. Additionally, Kim’s professional experience includes working at the Gillette Corporation in its Latin American Global Business Development sector. She was born and raised in the state of Montana and is a licensed real estate agent.
Babson College, B.S., Entrepreneurship and Economics (Boston, Massachusetts)
Universidad de Belgrano, Economics
Certified Global Trade Professional, Montana World Trade Center
University of Washington, Pacific Coast Banking School Graduate School of Banking
In her free time, you’ll find her always on a new adventure, from kayaking one of the many rivers in the area, to skiing at Snowbowl or other local mountains. Thankful to live in such a beautiful spot, Kim is also engaged in the community and teaches Personal Financial Management and Investment Classes specifically for women. Kim serves on the Boards of Missoula Medical Aid and Western Montana RMA, and occassionally works with the United States Ski Association as a judge for Freestyle Skiing competitions.