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Prospera works to ensure a pathway to success
for businesses and communities in our region.

Prospera is a local nonprofit that leads the way in building strong businesses, establishing powerful partnerships, and sustaining vibrant communities throughout southwestern Montana. We provide a range of services including confidential business counseling, premier events and trainings, small business loans, grant assistance, and timely economic research. Prospera proudly hosts the statewide Montana Women’s Business Center, a program partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Since our founding in 1985, all of Prospera’s offerings have been provided at no-cost or low-cost thanks to the support of our industry-leading members, generous sponsors, and visionary charitable donors.


We're Hiring!

Prospera Business Network is located in Bozeman, MT and is the home of the Montana Women's Business Center. Prospera is seeking a positive and energetic Business Training and Event Manager to be the lead person to manage and host all trainings, schedules, logistics, advertising, reservations, surveys, and reporting. This professional will be employed part-time about 15-20 hours per week depending on training schedule and workload. This position will work closely with our program partners and community sponsors.

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Phone: (406) 587-3113
Fax: (406) 587-9565

Office Hours: M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

2015 Charlotte Street, Suite 1
Bozeman, Montana 59718

From 19th avenue, head west on Durston Road.
Take the first right onto Stoneridge Drive (after the Holiday Gas Station) and follow Stoneridge Drive north.
Take the first left onto Charlotte Street and make an immediate right into the parking lot.

Our office is located at the far end of the only building on the right in Suite #1.

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Paul Reichert, Executive Director
Contact Paul about advanced business growth counseling, relocation projects, Montana Department of Commerce Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund grants, community group presentations and to develop strategic partnerships in our region.

  preichert[at]ProsperaBusinessNetwork.org

Suzi Berget White, Montana Women's Business Center Program Director
Contact Suzi with questions about the Montana Women's Business Center Program (WBC), which provides counseling, training, mentoring, and networking services to entrepreneurs in Montana. Women are the program's focus, but we will help anyone who needs it. To sign up for an appointment, please use our new client sign up process.

swhite[at]ProsperaBusinessNetwork.org

  Christina Hafen, Public Relations & Events Director
Contact Christina to get connected with Prospera and our programs and with any questions related to marketing, community relations, Prospera events and trainings, and economic research and publications.
         chafen[at]ProsperaBusinessNetwork.org
Emilie Saunders, Membership & Fundraising Director
Contact Emilie to learn about Prospera membership or with membership-related questions, sponsorship opportunities and charitable giving options through our 501(c)(3) foundation.

esaunders[at]ProsperaBusinessNetwork.org

Charlotte Powell, Office Manager
Contact Charlotte with general inquiries, to be connected with the appropriate team member, with questions related to event registrations, or if you have a question that isn't addressed here.

cpowell[at]ProsperaBusinessNetwork.org

Kara Barton, Finance and Accounting Manager
Contact Kara with questions regarding accounts payable and receivable, other accounting-related matters, or other questions about Prospera’s financial operations and grant reporting.

kbarton[at]ProsperaBusinessNetwork.org

Mike Drewiske, Loan Funds Manager
Contact Mike with questions about Prospera's loan programs, after reviewing the details available on the Small Business Loans  and Download Prospera Loan Materials pages.

mdrewiske[at]ProsperaBusinessNetwork.org

Jordan Lacenski, Montana WBC Training Manager
Contact Jordan with any questions about upcoming events and trainings offered by the Montana Women's Business Center Program.

jlacenski[at]ProsperaBusinessNetwork.org

Karen Lum, Power Up Business Training Director
Get connected with Karen to learn more about the Power Up: Create Your Business, Financial, and Marketing Plan courses. Power Up has specifically been designed for individuals who are brand new to business, wanting to start a business, and new business owners or individuals looking to start a second business.

info[at]montanawbc.org

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