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Event Series Event Series: Voices of Philanthropy

Voices of Philanthropy: Session 3

March 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am 11:00 am

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This course is free for All Access Pass holders.

First Interstate Bank with Amberly Pahut

First Interstate is a community bank headquartered in Billings, Montana. With more than 300 branches across Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming. We are dedicated to helping these diverse communities reach their greatest potential—answering the needs of residents and businesses with practical financial solutions while supporting communities through business development and philanthropy.


All sessions will be recorded and available for registered attendees to access, along with all session resources, for six months after the event.

$25 – $50 MNA Member: $25 | Non-Member: $50

Presented by Amberly Pahut

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Amberly is a Montana native and a graduate of Western Montana College. She earned her MBA in 2007 with a specialty in nonprofit management from Walden University. For 20 years, Amberly led many philanthropic initiatives and projects in the higher education and health care arenas. In early 2022, Amberly joined First Interstate Bank as the Director of Community Responsibility and Executive Director of the First Interstate BancSystem Foundation.

Amberly has received a great deal of satisfaction in helping donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving. In 2011, Amberly graduated from Leadership Montana. In 2015, she earned the Certified Fundraising Executive designation and has received recertification twice since. In addition to her work, she has served in leadership positions on the Board of Directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Montana Chapter, Montana Healthcare Communications and Development Association, Billings Clinic Broadwater, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and more. In November of 2019, she completed her Certified Specialist in Planned Giving through California State University Long Beach. In 2022, Amberly was recognized as one of the top 50 women leaders of the Mountain Region by The Women We Admire. Amberly is thrilled to bring her experience and passion for values-based philanthropy to First Interstate Bank. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband, Jared, and has visited every state.

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