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.


Jay DoyleJay Doyle
St. James Healthcare

Ty StetznerTy Stetzner
Opportunity Bank

Dave PalmerDave Palmer
(Butte-Silver Bow Chief Executive)

John MorganJohn Morgan
(Council of Commissioners)


Doug Coe
(Past- President)
Formerly, Montana Tech

Mike Paffhausen
Paffhausen Insurance Agency | State Farm Insurance

Trent_HolmsTrent Holmes
Mile High Motors

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

Cassandra Sunell
Marketing Director 
(406) 496-3173

Holly Carpenter
Director of Loan Services
(406) 496-3172

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