Board of Directors

Meet our Board

The Butte Local Development Corporation’s Board of Directors are business and community leaders who strive to make Butte the ideal location to live, work and play. They have been part of the BLDC for many years and work closely with our members and staff to guide and direct our mission.



Doug_CoeDoug Coe
Formerly, Montana Tech 

Maria_PochervinaMaria Pochervina
(Past President)
Convention and Visitors Bureau 


Dave PalmerDave Palmer
(Butte-Silver Bow Chief Executive) 

John MorganJohn Morgan
(Council of Commissioners) 

Jay Doyle
St. James Healthcare 

Wright-ChuckTy Stetzner
Opportunity Bank of Montana 

Trent_HolmsTrent Holmes

Bill_KebeBill Kebe
Corette, Black, Carlson & Mickelson 

Susanne DauenhauerSusanne Dauenhauer
Papa Murphy’s & Quiznos 

Cindy-ShawCindy Shaw
At Large 

Rick-EdwardsRick Edwards
NorthWestern Energy 

Bill MarkovichBill Markovich
Markovich Real Estate 

Chris AckermanChris Ackerman
Cherry Creek Radio 






The BLDC Staff

Joe WillauerJoe Willauer
Executive Director

Audrey ComboAudrey Combo
Administrative Manager

adam-bensonAdam G. Benson
Director of Loan Services
(406) 496-3172

Cassandra Sunell

Marketing Director
(406) 496-3173




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