Author - Andy Shirtliff

Andy Shirtliff has served the citizens of Montana for the last 8 years as the Small Business Advocate for Governor Bullock's Office of Economic Development, in the Montana Department of Commerce and in Governor Schweitzer's administration. He has extensive experience working with small business owners, economic developers and community leaders to promote entrepreneurship and collaboration.

He helped create a business plan for Montana, and an online tool to streamline the state’s regulatory process. During that time Montana was ranked the #1 State to Start a Business four years in a row, (Kaufmann index.)