Deana Carlson

Senior Vice President, Assistant Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operations Officer


Deana’€™s experience in banking and accounting is extensive. Her banking experience consists of 6 years of business banking experience in commercial credit underwriting and loan servicing and working with government loan programs. She also spent two years in residential mortgage lending after establishing the residential side of a loan brokerage company. She has over 15 years of experience in both public and private accounting. In addition to her banking and accounting background, Deana has also accumulated 6 years of management experience. Deana was the first employee of Montana Business Capital Corporation; after Tom Swenson founded Montana Business Capital Corporation in 1998. Deana served as the Chief Financial Officer of Montana Business Capital Corporation for a number of years. Montana Business Capital Corporation effectively evolved into the Bank of Montana.

Deana’€™s attention to detail and capacity to deliver exceptional customer service is unsurpassed.


– University of Montana, B.S., Business Administration, Accounting Emphasis.


Deana enjoys family time with her husband and two sons. She also enjoys entertaining, skiing, camping, and outdoor recreation.