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Dakota Business Lending Welcomes Julie Jaksha

Oct 26, 2023

Dakota Business Lending (DBL) is pleased to welcome Julie Jaksha to their team as the Director of Small Business Advising. In this position, Jaksha will work to provide high quality coaching and capacity building technical assistance to small businesses including, but not limited to, business and financial plans, loan applications, resources, start-up/growth training, and access to capital. She will be serving DBL’s entire footprint of Montana, North Dakota, and Minnesota.

A lifelong resident of Butte, MT, Jaksha has over 25 years of experience in commercial lending, economic development, and business coaching, including 13 years supporting business owners as Regional Director for the Montana Small Business Development Center in Butte. She has extensive knowledge of the ins and outs of small business ownership and what it takes to set up a business for success – both technically and financially.

She was drawn to the organization due to its mission of helping entrepreneurs start, grow, and succeed, and looks forward to working with a close-knit team to making a difference in the communities they serve. In her free time, Jaksha enjoys camping, hiking, traveling, and spending time with family.

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