New associates

Shawna Cary has joined Territorial-Landworks, Inc. (TLI), a Montana-based engineering and surveying firm, as the Executive Assistant to the CEO and COO. Cary has experience in similar administrative support roles where she was responsible for managing administrative functions and coordination between members of the management team.

Lauren Atkin is the newest agent at EXIT Realty Missoula. Atkin has worked with a national top 10 company in apartment investment and has been a property manager as well as a training agent. She can be reached at 406-880-5196.

Aleshia Monforton has joined the Montana based accounting firm of Junkermier, Clark, Campanella, Stevens, P.C. (JCCS). Monforton graduated from the University of Phoenix with an associate degree in accounting and will graduate in January 2018 with her bachelor's in business. Her primary focus at JCCS is accounting. She can be reached at 406-549-4148 or


United Way of Missoula County elected to three-year board terms Jason Luckey, senior vice president and regional business banking manager for Montana/Wyoming, Wells Fargo & Company; Melissa Matassa-Stone, senior project engineer, WGM Group; and Holly Truitt, director, spectrUM Discovery Area. Reelected to a three-year term on the United Way board was Whitney Maphis, account executive, Hub Insurance. Also serving on the United Way board for 2017-2018 are Jeff Avgeris, advertising director, Missoulian; Dale Bickell, chief administrative officer, City of Missoula; Sue Brown, vice president of human resources, First Security Bank; Beth Burman Frazee, marketing director, the School of Extended and Lifelong Learning, University of Montana; Janna Lundquist, consultant; Karen Myers, regional director of Mission Integration, Western Montana Service Area, Providence St. Patrick Hospital; Mike Nugent, broker, sales manager, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices/Montana Properties; Dwight Schulte, attorney, Schulte Law Firm; Tom Severson, chief executive officer, First Interstate Bank; Mark Thane superintendent, Missoula County Public Schools; Jason Williams, chief executive officer, Blackfoot Telecommunications Group. Vicki Judd, community volunteer; John Kappes, chief executive officer, Mountain Water Company, Jason Erickson, vice president of commercial lending, First Security Bank; and Tamy Wagner, general manager, KECI/NBC Montana were honored for their service as they retired from the board. Bill St. John, senior vice president, Retail Branches, Missoula Federal Credit Union was recognized for his service as board chair, 2016-17. St. John will remain on the board for one year.


Joel Thompson was the top producer for the month of April at EXIT Realty Missoula. He can be reached 406-370-0074.

The ERA Lambros Top Producers for the month of April were Julie Gardner for Commercial, MerriLee Valentine for Residential, Cheryl Smith for the Hamilton office, Rod Delaney for the Libby office, and Bessie Evans for the Florence office.

Morrison-Maierle has been named to the 2017 Engineering News-Record ’s (ENR) list of Top 500 Design Firms in the country ranking at number 347. The Top 500 list, published annually, ranks U.S.-based designs firms, both publicly and privately held, based on design-specific revenue. With offices in Montana, Wyoming, Washington, and Arizona, Morrison-Maierle is one of only a handful of northern Rockies-based design firms on the 2017 Top 500 list.  

United Way of Missoula County presented annual awards. Wells Fargo & Company received the Community Spirit Award, presented annually to a company that demonstrates outstanding community involvement and individual and corporate support for United Way. First Interstate Bank received the Heard Award, presented annually to a company that goes the extra mile for United Way of Missoula County, showing extraordinary "heart.” Jana Staton received the Sue Talbot Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service. Also recognized were Joshua and Loreen Hamilton, lieutenants, The Salvation Army, for Outstanding Community Collaboration.

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