OSWEGO – Kevin LaMontagne recently joined Operation Oswego County, Inc, as business finance director.
LaMontagne will assist with financial underwriting for loan applicants, assist with packaging SBA loans, monitor loans with OOC, the County of Oswego IDA and SBA, and work as liaison to the banking community.
LaMontagne, a native of Poughkeepsie, earned a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Potsdam and an MBA in Finance & Marketing from the University of Iowa.
He has a background serving as a CFO and has extensive experience in finance and operations at small- to medium-sized family-owned firms, as well as international businesses.
He is adept at liaising between clients, bankers, lawyers and CPAs during the course of a project and recently worked with several start-ups.
LaMontagne served on Operation Oswego County’s board of directors for six years, including two two-year terms as president of the board. He was also a member of the Central New York Regional Economic Development Council from 2011-2015.
Among his personal achievements, he is most proud of being an Eagle Scout.
LaMontagne has lived in several areas of New York State and looks forward to settling in Oswego in early June.
“We are very pleased to welcome Kevin to our economic development team,” said OOC executive director L. Michael Treadwell, CEcD. “His background in business finance, his small, medium and start-up business experience and his knowledge of OOC’s operations, as a past-president of our board of directors, will make him an asset to our staff.”
Operation Oswego County is a private, non-profit economic development organization that works to enhance and protect the business climate of Oswego County.
For more information, call OOC at 343-1545, or visit www.oswegocounty.org.