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Billings, MT—March 31, 2023—First Interstate Bank received an SBA award for producing the highest dollar amount of SBA 7a loans in the 2022 SBA fiscal year, at a total of $10,442,300. We are proud to receive this award as a testament to our commitment to communities and small businesses.

As a community bank, our focus is and always will be on the people, the businesses, and the natural environment of our communities. Throughout the last few years, First Interstate has been dedicated to being a top 100 SBA lender. We have built a strong team of experts in the SBA lending environment to help better serve our clients and their business needs.

“Our teams throughout Montana are there to help businesses with their next chapter,” said Jeffrey McGough, SBA Lending Specialist for First Interstate. “We believe that to be strong corporate citizens, it is our responsibility to ensure our communities thrive, and we are incredibly honored to receive this award.”

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First Interstate is a community bank headquartered in Billings, Montana, delivering best-in-class banking and Wealth Management services across Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming. With more than 300 offices, First Interstate enhances the communities it serves through an innovative corporate philanthropy program, which includes donating a portion of Company profits, matching employees’ personal financial contributions, and donating $10 per hour for volunteer efforts made at qualifying organizations. To learn more, please visit


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