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The Industry Development Program (IDP) conducts analysis of industry sectors and prepares and delivers written materials and oral communications (includes marketing materials, financial and situational analysis, support documents and participates in and organizes meetings/conferences). The goal of this work is to provide strategic guidance to Department of Commerce leadership and to market and promote Montana’s business attributes so as to attract investment, create good paying jobs and increase tax base.


To provide strategic information, analysis, and facilitate development to foster economic growth in Montana’s top industries by attracting investment in Montana that will result in the creation of good paying jobs.


The premiere resource for industry development and consultation in the State.


Tom Kaiserski, Program Manager

Michaela Wolfinger, Program Assistant

Dustin de Yong, Development Specialist