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Alexander Hutton is proud to announce that Managing Director James Thompson has been appointed President of The Montana Ambassadors.


On his appointment to President, James said:

“Having been involved in Montana Ambassadors for over 15 years, I have thoroughly enjoyed reconnecting to the state of my childhood.  At Alexander Hutton we take community involvement seriously and I’m glad that I can be of assistance.”


About The Montana Ambassadors
The Montana Ambassadors, serving at the pleasure of the Governor, is a volunteer, not-for-profit, bi-partisan organization of leaders in business, education, and the professions with a common dedication to fostering economic development in the state of Montana. Whether you operate a business in Montana, conduct business with Montana-based companies, or simply have a strong affinity for the state of Montana, the Montana Ambassadors is dedicated to creating stronger connections that support the economic vitality of the state of Montana.


The Montana Ambassadors act as official Ambassadors of the State of Montana with the following mission:

  • Develop an active network that promotes economic development opportunities for Montana companies
  • Represent the Administration of the Governor and the Department of Commerce with business related contacts in and out of the state of Montana.
  • Assist and advise the Governor and the various departments of the Cabinet on matters of business, trade, and tourism development.
  • Develop relationships with educational institutions, agencies and systems that foster the economic vitality of Montana’s work force and enhance the quality of life for its citizens.
  • Support, whenever practical, efforts by other groups to contribute to the economic vitality of Montana


“Montana Ambassadors bring an important voice to the table as we recruit and expand businesses, promote trade and tourism, and make Montana more competitive with our neighbors,” Governor Greg Gianforte said. “I look forward to working with James as we tap into Montana’s full, outstanding potential.”

About Alexander Hutton
Alexander Hutton is the oldest Middle Market Investment Banking firm in the Northwest. With over 220 successful M&A transactions, Alexander Hutton have gained the appreciation and trust of clients by being strong, thoughtful and effective teammates.


Contact James at or 206-792-1963.