Julie was raised in Butte, where she began her career in banking in 1976. She loves being able to help people realize their dreams and has been in the banking industry in Montana ever since. She was Senior Vice President and Real Estate Manager for Mountain West Bank in Helena prior to joining the Valley Bank team in 2015. With her experience managing real estate lending offices in Helena, Missoula, Great Falls, Bozeman, Kalispell and Whitefish, Julie brings valuable insight into the housing needs of many Montana communities.
Serving the mission of Neighborworks Montana comes naturally, and Julie has been a member of the board of directors since 2008. She and her husband live in Helena, where she is active in the community and has also served on the board for the Florence Crittenton organization.
When she’s not taking care of business and people, Julie enjoys camping and boating with her husband and two grown children.
Pavek began her banking career in 1993 with First Security Bank (purchased by Wells Fargo in 2000) in the Management Trainee Program. She worked as a Mortgage Loan Officer until October 1996, at which time she began her current position in Community Development.
Jane serves on the Board of Directors for the Idaho Community Reinvestment Corporation and NeighborWorks Montana. She serves on the City of Boise’s Energize Our Neighborhoods Vista Project Strategic Leadership Team; is a member of the Idaho Bankers’ Association’s Compliance and Community Development Committee; and the Idaho Financial Literacy Coalition. Pavek is a member and former Co-Chair of the Wells Fargo Community Relations Diversity and Inclusion Council, an enterprise-wide, internal council with a mission to foster and promote an engaged and fully inclusive environment for the Community Relations team.
Pavek holds a B.S. in Business with emphasis in Finance from Boise State University. She is a 2002 graduate of the Northwest Community Development Institute.
Larry holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a Finance emphasis from The University of Montana and a Graduate Degree in Banking from Pacific Coast Banking School. He is Past President of the Western Montana Chapter of the Risk Management Association and serves as a Director for NeighborWorks Montana, a nonprofit organization focused on providing affordable housing options to hardworking families across Montana. Larry is a frequent guest speaker for several nonprofit and adult education organizations and is a graduate of Leadership Helena and Leadership Missoula. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing music, camping, skiing, motorcycle riding, and taking in all that the great state of Montana has to offer.