Whitefish, Mont. – Oct. 7, 2019 – Whitefish Credit Union, the state’s largest credit union serving the residents of Northwest Montana, recently welcomed Greta Espenson as Commercial Loan Officer. In her role, Greta assists business owners and real estate investors with business loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate loans, and property investments.
Greta brings 5 years of commercial lending experience to her new position. Prior to joining Whitefish Credit Union, Greta served as a Commercial Loan Processing Supervisor at Glacier Bank. In that role, she gained knowledge of a wide variety of commercial loans. Before that, Greta served for 8 years in retail management for a Fortune 100 company.
“Greta is off to a fantastic start, and we are delighted to have her join our commercial lending team,” said Scott Blodgett, Commercial Loan Manager. “Whitefish Credit Union is proud to offer a wide variety of business lending options specifically designed for local companies. Greta’s energy, focus, and dedication is an asset to our team, and to our members.”
Greta earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington. She graduated from the Leadership Flathead program in 2017 and is an active member of Flathead Area Young Professionals. Greta and her husband are Big Mountain skiing devotees and avid summer hikers. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, in 2019. They enjoy sharing their passion for the outdoors with her.
“I am thrilled to join Whitefish Credit Union Commercial Lending Team, and support our members in reaching their financial goals,” said Greta. “Construction loans are my favorite, though! I sincerely enjoy helping build local businesses. It’s always exciting to see and be a part of the growth in the valley.”
Whitefish Credit Union began offering small business loans in 1934. Today, Whitefish Credit Union continues its commercial lending tradition with competitive loan rates, business lines of credit, equipment loans, business credit cards, and commercial real estate loans. Its fast and simple financing process helps thousands of Northwest Montana companies invest, grow, and flourish each year.
About Whitefish Credit Union
Whitefish Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution and the largest credit union in Montana, with over 55,000 members and more than $1.5 billion in assets. As a member-centric financial cooperative founded in 1934, Whitefish Credit Union has been a trusted financial partner to its consumer and commercial customers for generations. The credit union offers a comprehensive suite of financial products and services, including online checking and savings accounts, home equity and mortgage-lending services, business and equipment loans, auto and vehicle financing, and a low fixed-rate credit card. With an unwavering community focus, Whitefish Credit Union supports countless organizations throughout Northwest Montana every year. Credit union membership is open to residents in Northwest Montana.