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Opportunity Bank Merger

Welcome to Opportunity Bank of Montana!

The merger of four Montana branches of Big Muddy Bancorp with Opportunity Bank of Montana became official January 1, 2019. This event joins local banks that share a commitment to serving Montana communities.  We are pleased to bring Big Muddy Bancorp and Opportunity Bank customers together, and we look forward to serving your financial needs for many years. Much will stay the same when you become an Opportunity Bank customer:

• The bank personnel you’ve come to know will continue to serve you.
• Serving the agricultural community remains a core part of our mission.
• You can continue using your current checks and debit cards.
• You can continue accessing online banking and phone banking as you have been.

Online Banking
Phone Banking
406-266-3600 or 1-888-666-3099

So what is changing?
• You’ll now have access to enhanced products and services, including real estate mortgages, higher lending limits, and wealth management.
• We plan to combine our systems in March 2019. You will get plenty of advance notice to learn about any changes to your products or services and to assure the conversion does not inconvenience you. Please watch your mail in early February for a detailed conversion guide.

We measure our success by the success of the communities we serve. I’m proud to include Townsend, Denton, Dutton and Choteau among those communities. We look forward to being your community bank.


Pete Johnson
President and CEO

If you have any questions or need assistance, please call us at 406-266-3176 or 800-735-6385.


Agricultural Lending

The State Bank of Townsend has been serving the agricultural community faithfully since 1899.  We have a wide variety of farm and ranch loans available, including FSA Guaranteed loans, Operating Lines, Equipment Term Debt, Livestock, and Farm and Ranch mortgages.

Please contact one of our Loan Officers today to discuss your financing needs:

John Rauser, VP, Loan Officer (406) 266-7223
Sierra Cousineau, Loan Officer (406) 266-

Since 1899…

The State Bank of Townsend has been serving the banking needs of Broadwater County for over 118 years.   We pride ourselves on high quality personal service, a truly rare commodity in the banking world.