Stockman Bank Announces the promotions of Butch Bratsky, Wayne Nelson, Terry Lee, Tim Anderson and Pamela Briggs.
Butch Bratsky has been named senior banking executive of Stockman Bank of Montana. His responsibilities include enhancing statewide commercial and business development efforts for Stockman Bank and serving as an ambassador to increase public awareness and understanding of the Stockman organization.
Bratsky has been with Stockman Bank for the past 16 years. He most recently served as president of Stockman Bank Billings West, a position that he has held since the bank opened in 1995. He brings over 26 years of banking experience and an additional seven years in management/sales to the position.
He has been involved in several organizations in the community including: the Billings Chamber of Commerce, Ag Committee; Big Sky Economic Development Corporation; Special K Ranch; Chase Hawks Memorial Association; Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch Foundation; NILE and National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association.
Bratsky is located at the Billings West office on 2700 King Avenue West and may be reached at 655-2704.
Wayne Nelson has been promoted to president of Stockman Bank Billings and will oversee all three Billings’ Stockman Bank locations. His responsibilities include overseeing operations, planning, and development of the Billings Market and providing supervision and guidance as needed to the Branch Managers in Billings.
Nelson has been in banking since 1982 and became Stockman Bank Billings Heights president when it opened in 1998. Prior to joining Stockman Bank, he was president of American Bank, a credit administrator for Norwest Bank and was a senior OCC field examiner in Montana/Wyoming, as well as a member of the West Coast Credit Expert Team for the OCC, Department of United States Treasury based in Billings.
He is active in the community with the Billings Chamber of Commerce; serving on the board of directors for the Home Builders Association; and Young Families Early Head Start program board member and treasurer.
Nelson will maintain offices at the Heights and King Avenue locations and may be reached at 896-4808.
Terry Lee has been promoted to vice president, branch manager of Stockman Bank Heights. His responsibilities include overseeing bank operations, management and employee supervision, commercial and consumer lending and construction lending.
Lee has been in banking for over 30 years and has been at Stockman Bank Billings Heights since 2003 as a vice president in commercial lending. He is currently chair of the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity and is a member of their Finance Committee. He is also a member of the Heights Lions Club and Home Builders Association.
He is located at Hilltop and Main in the Heights and may be reached at 896-4827.
Tim Anderson has been promoted to vice president, branch manager of Stockman Bank King Avenue. His responsibilities include overseeing bank operations for King Avenue and Shiloh locations, including management and employee supervision and lending.
Anderson has over 27 years of bank lending experience and previously was vice president, commercial loan officer at the King Avenue office. He is active in the Billings Amateur Hockey Club as a coach and mentor.
He is located at 2700 King Avenue West and may be reached at 655-2703.
Pamela Briggs has been promoted to operations officer of all three Stockman Bank Billings’ locations, which includes the teller and customer service areas.
Briggs, who began her banking career as an auditor in 1975, joined Stockman Bank Billings in 2001 handling operations issues for the Billings market. She has experience in banking operations, audit, compliance, personnel and trust.
Briggs is an active volunteer for the Multiple Sclerosis Association and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. She is a member of Yellowstone Valley Cycling Club, as well as makes quilts for the Linus Project, an organization that provides quilts for children taken out of their homes for violence or abuse.
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