Mission, Vision, Values


The Department of Commerce effectively and efficiently delivers programs and resources including technical assistance, funding/investments, training/consulting, promotion, research, reporting, and outreach to provide affordable housing and create sustainable economic and community growth to the citizens of Montana. Provide proactive leadership allowing Montana to sustain a vibrant economy, protect the genuine character of Montana, and instill a sense of community pride.


The Department of Commerce is the recognized leader in realizing Montana’s full economic potential by efficiently growing sustainable economies and vibrant communities.


  • Excellence: Provide superior, respectful service with timely communications, creative solutions, and responsible stewardship of resources.
  • Integrity: Build and maintain trust by doing what we say and saying what we do with honesty, transparency, consistency, and accountability.
  • Engagement: Cultivate genuine and collaborative relationships to achieve common goals.
  • Innovation: Lead effective change, improvement, and learning to create resilient, empowered, and forward-thinking teams to deliver great results.
  • Love for Montana: Embody our ethos for adventure, independence, and authenticity as we serve as the state’s most enthusiastic ambassadors.

Department of Commerce Organizational Chart