Butte, MT (May 1, 2017) – The Butte Local Development Corporation (BLDC) Board of Directors is seeking to hire a new Executive Director after the announcement that Pam Haxby-Cote, the previous Executive Director, has been appointed Director of the Montana Department of Commerce.

According to Ray Rogers, President of the BLDC Board of Directors, “The BLDC Executive Director plays a pivotal role in working with businesses, other economic development entities, and Butte Silver Bow Government to support and retain local businesses, seek new economic opportunities, and develop new partnerships to drive economic growth. We are seeking a new Executive Director with the vision and skills to continue the significant momentum that has been created over the past few years.”

An executive transition process is now underway, and the national search is scheduled to begin in May, with the goal to have the Executive Director hired during the summer of 2017. A committee to manage the search has been formed and is comprised of members from the BLDC Board of Directors, Butte-Silver Bow county government, and a community representative.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume, along with four references to bldcsearch@gmail.com. Applicants are encouraged to apply by May 26th, but the search will remain open until filled. Applications must be submitted electronically. A copy of the job description is available on the BLDC website at www.bldc.net .


The BLDC is a private, non-profit corporation, organized under the laws of the State of Montana and is recognized as a 501(c)(6) organization by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. The BLDC is the primary economic development organization for Butte-Silver Bow, and works to fulfill their mission of advancing Butte’s economy by recruiting regional or out-of-state businesses to expand their operations to Butte, growing existing company operations, and partnering with entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes to promote job creation in our community. This is done through high-quality services and programs designed to make relocation, expansion, or start-up as smooth as possible.


If you would like more information regarding this release, or the BLDC, please contact Cooper Fisher, BLDC Marketing Director, at 406.496.3173 or cfisher@bldc.net .

Contact: Cooper Fisher, Marketing Director

Email: cfisher@bldc.net

Telephone: 406.496.3173

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