Meet the Billings Chamber Ambassadors. These members are volunteer representatives of the Chamber who are happy to work with you regarding your benefits, to help integrate you into networking events, and/or establish connections with the Chamber community. What’s more, they’ve all seen success through their own memberships and are ready to share their story and see how they may help you reach your goals. Read on to learn more about these friendly, professional Ambassadors!
Becky Bey – KLJ
Becky is a Government Relations Specialist at KLJ. Prior to joining the KLJ team 3 years ago, she worked 29 years in non-profit and government human services’ agencies providing development, community communications, grant writing and operations supervision. In addition to her work at KLJ, Becky is an Independent Scentsy Consultant. She is a Montana native and has lived in Billings for over 20 years with her husband, Eric. In her off time, Becky enjoys movies, reading, travel and time with friends.
Brandon Scala – Valley Federal Credit Union
Brandon is the Business Development Rep for Valley Federal Credit Union. Some of the organization’s he belongs to are the Board of Directors for the DBA, Billings Parking Advisory Board, Local Government Advisory Board, DBA Project and Promotions Committee, Billings Chamber Mentee Program and Trail Head Leadership Academy. In his down time, Brandon enjoys hanging out with his family, playing billiards, and reading.
Brian Hafner – Universal Lending
Brian graduated from MSU-Billings with a degree in Business Management in 2010. He is currently working for Universal Lending Home Loans as a Mortgage Loan Originator. Brian assists borrowers when they are ready to purchase or refinance their homes. He looks forward to getting to know and working with members throughout the community. He is also the 2018-2019 Co-Lead of the Grow Action Team of NextGEN.
Leif Welhaven – LW Consulting
Leif specializes in Sales, Marketing, Relationship Building, and Website/Social Media Management. Prior to his time with Newman he worked on Biz Dev for EEC and spent 15 years as a District Manager for Cellular Plus/Verizon Wireless. Leif is passionate about volunteerism and has been an active member of the Breakfast Exchange Club for 20 years. He is currently on the Board for the National Exchange Club and supports Exchange Clubs in: MT, ID WA, OR, AK, and Hawaii. Leif is single and has 2 grown children; Colton (24) and Hope (20). In his spare time he enjoys working out and riding his Harley Davidson Street Glide.
Brittani has over 11 years of experience in Real Estate industry. As Coldwell Banker the Brokers, Residential Sales Manager, Brittani provides outstanding training, support, marketing solutions, mentorship and coaching to bring growth to the residential agent’s business. Brittani is also involved in the industries that service the real estate community, by actively serving on several committees and tasks forces with both the Association of Realtors and Home Builders Association. Countless hours are volunteered for each of those organizations to ensure that the future of real estate in Billings will remain strong. Her love for her community is shown through her passion for commitment and dedication to the cause. The most important things to Brittani are spending time with her family, cooking, gathering with friends and embracing the wonderful city and state we all call home.
Sarah has lived in Montana since birth: growing up in Huntley, attending college at Montana State University Billings, and then moving back to her hometown. Sarah’s home is in Huntley with her husband, 2 children, a dog, 3 cats, 2 fish, and various wildlife that visit and eat fresh veggies from her garden on a regular basis. With the majority of her professional background working in Higher Education (over 16 years), Sarah recently made an industry shift. She is currently working for Felt Martin P.C. which provides counsel to and represents a wide variety of clients, including individuals, for-profit and non-profit business, and public institutions. Felt Martin P.C.’s generalized civil practice includes several specialized areas of law including, but not limited to, estate planning, wills, school law and banking law.
Rob Lowe – First American Title
Rob is a business development professional for First American Title. Networking with realtors and lenders to create and strengthen relationships, Rob enjoys showing the value that First American provides to their clients. With offices in 3 states and 65 counties, FATCO is able to help a client almost no matter where they happen to be. A lifelong resident of Billings, Rob enjoys hunting, fishing, cooking and reading. His two labs, Millie and Daisey, keep him moving. He truly enjoys Billings, what it offers, and working on becoming part of the community. It’s a wonderful city, full of great people, and he values the time and effort that the Chamber devotes to making it a better place. A graduate of Leadership Billings, and a Chamber Ambassador, he looks forward to helping others appreciate all the Chamber and Billings has to offer.
Roger Gravgaard – U.S. Health Advisors
A twenty-eight-year veteran of the insurance industry, Roger is a licensed agent with US Health Advisors, a United Healthcare Company where he specializes in providing affordable health insurance solutions for his clients. Roger, his wife Mia and adult daughter Abigail Frazier(Alex) have called Billings home for twenty years. He continues to serve his community as a member of the Heights Task Force, a member of the Heights Optimist Club and a member of the Chamber. He served as chair of the Chamber Agriculture Committee in 2018-2019. “Even though I have been very involved with the Billings Chamber of Commerce, I feel that I have gotten far more from the Chamber than I have given”.
Lee Humphrey – Edward Jones
In 2004, Lee began his career with Edward Jones as a Financial Advisor serving the Billings Community. In 2008, he moved his office to its current location in the heart of downtown Billings. Lee moved to Billings in 1994 and has been very active in the Billings Chamber since he joined in 2006, participating in groups such as the trails committee, NextGen, and serving as a Chamber Ambassador since 2006. He has also been an active member of several organizations, including the MSUB alumni association also serving Past President, Billings Downtown Rotary Club also serving Past President, and is currently the President of the Billings Depot board. In his free time Lee enjoys travel, golf, hiking, camping, snowboarding, movies, and time with friends.
Wayne Wallace – Edward Jones
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