Dakota Business Lending is pleased to welcome Jo Ann Back to their team as a Business Development and Commercial Loan Officer, working to develop and foster relationships with lenders, small businesses, economic development professionals, and other partners. Based out of Helena, MT, she will be serving Dakota Business Lending’s western Montana market.
Born and raised in Montana, Back has spent a majority of her career in lending and economic development and brings with her over 20 years of experience at a 504 certified development company like Dakota Business Lending. She has extensive knowledge in the SBA 504 program and various aspects of the loan process including processing, servicing, underwriting, and credit. She was drawn to the organization due to their growing reputation, tight-knit team, and shared mission of helping Montana businesses succeed. In her free time, Back enjoys traveling, attending music concerts, entertaining friends, and enjoying Montana’s great outdoors.