March 2018 Message from the Executive Director

While it’s finally starting to feel like spring outside we’ve been busy this winter working hard to help lead Butte’s economic development efforts.  It’s been a big spring, highlighted by the announcement of the new Praxis Center in uptown. 

Social Media: Trends and Best Practices

Social Media: Trends and Best Practices Learning to Love and Leverage the Complex Trends of the Digital Age (The following was originally printed in the ButteNews.net Quarterly Business Journal) Social media is redefining the marketing landscape. In itself, that is a...

Montana Precision Products Hiring

Montana Precision Products (MPP) is a growing certified aerospace manufacturer based in Butte, MT. They are a joint venture between GE Aviation and SeaCast LLC. MPP is seeking detail oriented, constant learners and focused employees who thrive in a teaming environment and want a career in TIG welding.

Message from the Executive Director

I am incredibly excited to be writing you to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of our amazing organization, the Butte Local Development Corporation (BLDC).

Member Spotlight – Career Futures

Career Futures was originally founded in 1986 as a private, non-profit organization that is incorporated under State law and whose purpose is not to make a profit, but rather to further to meet employment needs in the community of Butte, Montana.

Butte Local Development Corporation Announces Joe Willauer As New Executive Director

Butte, MT (August 15, 2017) – The Butte Local Development Corporation (BLDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Willauer as its new Executive Director, replacing Pam Haxby-Cote who was recently named Director of the Montana Department of Commerce. The BLDC Board of Directors’ decision comes with the fullest confidence that Willauer will continue to be an excellent steward of the BLDC’s mission and a passionate leader for the Butte community.

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