T.J. Wendt - Board Member
Education: Graduated from Columbia Falls High School in 1980, and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Empire State College – State University of New York.
Profession: 40+ years of experience in small business management, sales, service, and marketing. He has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years including the last 23 years with State Farm Insurance.
Family: TJ married Linda Bray, a Lubbock, Texas native, in 1994. They are the proud parents of 6 children and 2 grandchildren.
Community Activities/Associations: Rotary Club of Evergreen, Evergreen Water and Sewer District, Evergreen School District #50, and Evergreen Community Partners. TJ is also a founder and board member of the Evergreen Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he is a member of Montana West Economic Development, Bigfork and Columbia Falls Booster Clubs, Glacier Symphony/Chorale contributor, Whitefish Special Olympics Winter Games Sponsor, Stillwater Christian School contributor, founder and organizer of the Canyon Creek Sweetheart Run and Mountain Madness ATV Scramble, past firefighter for Bad Rock Volunteer Fire Department, member and leader in his local Christian church, and many others.
Hobbies: In his spare time TJ enjoys his family, sleeping in, the great Montana outdoors, all things auto racing, snowmobiling, 4-wheeling, basketball (seriously??), reading, playing the piano, and almost anything related to music.