New associates

Brian MacDonald has joined First Interstate Bank as a Financial Service Representative III.

Alice Laverdiere, PT, ATP / SMS has joined Community Medical Center as a physical therapist specializing in pediatric and neonatal therapy. With over 30 years of experience, she was most recently the manager of rehab services at Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California. In addition to working in a hospital setting, Laverdiere also has been involved in wheelchair service delivery and training in developing countries, as a separate focus area and interest.

Morrison-Maierle and its subsidiary, Systems Technology Consultants, announce new additions to its Missoula office:

Cynthia Suminto is now working in the company’s Missoula office as a structural engineer intern. She will be working with the team responsible for the structural design of commercial, residential and educational buildings. A native of Jakarta, Indonesia, Suminto graduated with a B.S. and M.S. in civil/ structural engineering in 2015 and 2017 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Before coming to Morrison-Maierle, she had a six-month internship with BakerRisk Engineering in Houston, Texas.

Clayton Anderson has joined the Corporate IT team. He is based in the company’s Missoula office. His new position involves providing hands-on IT support for the company’s Missoula and Kalispell offices. Anderson graduated from the University of Montana College of Technology in 2011 where he received an associates degree in applied science with a focus on network management. He also acquired A+, NET+, and Cisco CCENT certifications. He worked at Glacier Bancorp Inc. and then Missoula County before coming to work for Systems Technology Consultants.

Garth Stevens has joined the firm’s Missoula office as a Senior Electrical Engineer in the Buildings Group. Currently he is helping with all the technical aspects of electrical project setup, project review and project oversite. Stevens received a B.S. in electrical engineering from Montana State University in 1988 and is licensed in Washington, Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota. After graduation, he worked for Boeing in the Seattle area for five years and then returned to Montana and worked for Associated Construction Engineering in Missoula. From there he worked for Design 3 Engineering for their Billings office, but worked remotely from his home in Stevensville for 21 years.

David Foss joins Systems Technology Consultants in their Missoula office as its newest Computer Technician. Foss graduated from the Community College of the Air Force at Keesler Air Force Base in 2016 with an associate’s degree in information technology. He also earned his certification in CompTIA’s Security+. At Systems he will help monitor client computer systems, provide preventative network maintenance and troubleshoot issues for their clients’ computer systems. Before coming to work for Systems, he worked for the Air Force as a Cyber Transport Systems Specialist for a year.


Timothy Geyer has been promoted to a Financial Service Representative I with First Interstate Bank.

Shelia Hall has been promoted to Financial Service Representative II at First Interstate Bank.

Laurie Clouse has been promoted to a Financial Service Representative III with First Interstate Bank.


Jon Riley of Bankers Life in Missoula graduated from the Top Gun program. Riley completed the American College Essentials of life course, certified in long-term care and completed "Flight School" in Chicago. Riley is also a graduate of Life University, a special course on life insurance. Riley was also just highlighted as Agent of the Month. He is known for his outstanding customer service and his strong work ethic.


The ERA Lambros Real Estate Top Producers for the month of November were Adam and Brittni Hertz in the Missoula office, the McQuirk Group for commercial, Cheryl Smith for the Hamilton office, Bessie Evans for the Florence office, Jodie Hooker for the Polson office and Angela Vande Garde  for the Libby office.

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