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Shane Etzwiler named NorthWestern Energy Community Relations Manager

Great Falls, Mont. – Dec. 27, 2023 – Shane Etzwiler is joining NorthWestern Energy as the Community Relations Manager.

For the last six years, Shane served as the Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, following a career in retail management.

Shane is a graduate of Fort Benton High School and Montana State University-Northern in Havre.

“Shane is committed to Great Falls and the Hi-Line and passionate about making the communities in the area great places to live, work and raise families,” said NorthWestern Energy Director Community Connections Rick Edwards. “His deep ties to the area and economic development experience are an asset for the company and our customers.”

“NorthWestern Energy is the premier brand in Montana and I’m excited to share NorthWestern Energy’s message with the people I know and have been working with in the area for years,” said Shane.

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NorthWestern Energy provides essential energy infrastructure and valuable services that enrich lives and empower communities while serving as long-term partners to our customers and communities. We work to deliver safe, reliable, and innovative energy solutions that create value for customers, communities, employees, and investors. We do this by providing low-cost and reliable service performed by highly-adaptable and skilled employees. We provide electricity and / or natural gas to approximately 764,200 customers in Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Yellowstone National Park. We have provided service in South Dakota and Nebraska since 1923 and in Montana since 2002.

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