Montana CDC Job Description Position: Director of Lending

Montana CDC Job Description
Reports To:
Director of Lending
Missoula, MT
Full time, exempt
$70,000 - $100,000 DOE
Incentive plan, health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays,
matched 401k, FLEX plan, disability insurance, and life insurance.
Position Summary: The Director of Lending provides leadership and management to Montana
CDC’s lending team which includes lenders, underwriters, and loan fund administrators. The
position oversees all credit decisions, provides oversight of loan structuring, and oversees
portfolio management. This is a key position at Montana CDC, connecting lending with all of
the company’s departments.
Job Duties
Strategic Leadership
 Guide strategic planning and work plan development for the lending team that
increases and enhances the organization’s impact in Montana and Idaho
 Develop, oversee and implement annual lending work plans with each lending team
 In coordination with the controller and CFO, manage the lending team budget
 Develop best lending practices and annual updates to the lending policies and
 Provide mentorship and professional development plans for all team members
Lending Team Management
 Provide day-to-day guidance and supervision to an eight person lending team
 Provide leadership to ensure all lending team members track their annual work plans
goals and accomplishments
 Provide reports to executive team on lending goals and accomplishments
 Assist lenders in preparing compelling and accurate credit proposals for the loan
 Ensure lenders adhere to Montana CDC lending policies and procedures and suggest and
implement annual improvements
 Create targeted client assistance plans with the asset managers to ensure loan clients
are successful. Plans often include providing grants, one-on-one assistance, and
Montana CDC trainings.
 Oversee asset managers in their loan portfolio management including loan
modifications and workouts
 Oversee lending database management and reporting
Qualifications, Experience and Training:
 Significant real estate and business lending experience or the experience necessary to
quickly assess what makes a business successful
 Extensive leadership and management experience
 Strong understanding of loan portfolio management
Experience working in a team environment
College degree required; MBA or MAC preferred
Excellent MS Office skills
Flexibility, positive attitude, drive, and the ability to work in a dynamic and growing
Commitment to Montana CDC’s mission of providing financing and consulting services
that enhances the lives of individuals and strengthens community prosperity.