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Steps for Growing Your Business

Are you looking to grow or expand your business? We can help with one-on-one business advising, financing and more.

Learn more about our team and how we can help grow your business.

Concierge Services

What do you need to make your deal happen?

We’re here to help you move forward quickly and efficiently. Call us to discuss your needs and implement your action plan. We can connect you with partners including local and state government. Connect you with realtors, contractors, and utility providers. We will assign a point person to help you get your idea to completion and work with you over time in your continued success.

Jolene Schalper, CEcD

Senior Vice President

Jake Clark, EDFP

Vice President

Business Advising

We offer FREE one-on-one business advising to help keep you on the path to success!

Rich Gannon, ASBC

SBDC Business Advisor

Christian Nichols, ASBC

SBDC Advisor/Brownfields Project Manager


Do you need financing to grow your business? We have a variety of options to help you fund your business expansion.


Whether your expansion includes purchasing land or a larger building/facility, we have options that may suit your needs.

Government Contracting

Government contracting can be a good business opportunity. But to successfully compete in the marketplace, you must know how. Great Falls APEX advisors can help!

Business Trainings

Grow your business with FREE online and in-person workshops and trainings.

Online Trainings

We also offer online trainings with resources to help grow your business.

Learn about the market

We have a variety of tools that can help you understand your market and industry.

  • Market Data
  • JobsEQ for Workforce
  • SizeUp

Talent Attraction Tools & Resources

In order to grow your business, you may need to hire more employees. Our talent attraction tool kit can help you find high-quality talent to help make your business a success!

  • LiveInGreatFalls website for all the resources candidates might need when considering a move to the Great Falls region
  • FREE high quality, local photo and video library to use in your marketing materials
  • Labor Market and Workforce research tools
  • Success stories you can follow and share on your Social Media pages



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