WHITEFISH, Mont. – Dec. 30, 2019 – Whitefish Credit Union, the state’s largest credit union serving over 55,000 residents of Northwest Montana, is pleased to welcome Toby Shannon to the Commercial Lending team. In his role as Commercial Loan Officer, Toby helps business owners and real estate investors with business loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate loans, and property investments.
Toby brings over 22 years of banking experience to Whitefish Credit Union, 16 of which spent in commercial lending. Toby built his financial services career throughout the state of Montana, spending time in Helena, Billings, Butte, and Anaconda before his recent move to the Flathead Valley. Prior to joining Whitefish Credit Union, Toby spent 17 years at Wells Fargo serving in a variety of lending and banking roles.
“Toby is a business lending veteran who brings a wealth of knowledge to our Commercial Lending team,” said Scott Blodgett, Commercial Loan Manager. “His deep experience working in our industry, and in other areas of Montana, is an incredible asset to our team and to our members.”
“I am excited to help members build their businesses,” said Toby. “It’s an honor to join the Commercial Lending Team at Whitefish Credit Union, and I look forward to growing long-lasting professional partnerships with clients and coworkers throughout Northwest Montana.”
Toby was born and raised in Montana and earned his degree in business from Montana State University. In his spare time he enjoys sampling local brews and working on classic cars.
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.