Lending Solutions Specialist

Company: Great Falls Development Alliance

Location: Great Falls, MT

Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations


The Great Falls Montana Development Alliance (GFDA) is a regional public/private economic development organization that serves the 13-county urban/rural/tribal Great Falls Montana trade area. We are a certified Community Development Financial Institution, formed as a Montana nonprofit corporation with charitable 501 (c) 3 status. Our economic development efforts include business retention and expansion, business attraction, entrepreneurship, gap/bridge financing, brownfields redevelopment, talent attraction, and downtown/riverfront revitalization.


Our Lending Solutions Specialist is a new position, and we need someone who is inquisitive; pursues knowledge of people and how things work; can conduct research into topics; is able to write professional credit write-ups; is able to listen, learn, and adapt; who likes having multiple projects and clients; is excellent at working independently; and implements systems for success. If you want to help businesses start, grow, and innovate in the Great Falls Montana Region you should apply.


Do you enjoy reading company financials to figure out the story of a business? Do you like working with a team to solve challenging problems? We need someone who understands profit and loss, balance sheets, and tax returns to help underwrite tough loan decisions. Our new team member will listen to entrepreneurs’ needs; research and assess their capabilities; and analyze loan requests to help them reach their dreams. Our new team member must not only thrive working with our team but strive to make new contacts – growing our network of regional and statewide partners.


While we do have a flexible work environment, candidates must live in the Great Falls region. EOE.

Compensation and Benefits

We’re thinking between $63,000 and $73,000 for starting salary range, but depends on experience and includes a built-in bump based on initial performance. We have excellent benefits. We invest in our team both through performance-based salary increases and professional development.

How to Apply

Cover letter telling us why you would be a great team member and resume are both required. Email to Tracy Heggem, Executive Assistant, Tracy@GrowGreatFalls.org.

Open until we find an awesome new team member!