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Flathead Valley – (406) 862-2652

Missoula – (406) 728-4475

1300 Baker Ave
Whitefish, MT 59937
Fax: (406)-862-4891
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Great Northern
2300 Great Northern Ave
Missoula, MT 59808
Fax: (406)-728-0257
Loan Dept Fax: (406)-541-6128
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Great Northern

Columbia Falls
1015 9th St W
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
Fax: (406)-892-3999
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4055 Brooks St Ste C
Missoula, MT 59804
Fax: (406)-541-9712
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660 Sunset Blvd
Kalispell, MT 59901
Fax: (406)-755-4436
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320 W Broadway St Ste B
Missoula, MT 59802
Fax: (406)-532-4458
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2181 US Hwy 2 E Ste 10
Kalispell, MT 59901
Fax: (406)-755-3847
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8111 MT Hwy 35 Ste 110A
Bigfork, MT 59911
Fax: (406)-837-0445
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Lobby Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 9 am – 5:30 pm Thursday 10 am – 5:30 pm
Drive-Up: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 7:30 am – 6 pm * Thursday 10 am – 5:30 pm
* Brooks branch only: 8:30am-5:30pm (MTWF)
Contact Center: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 7 am – 7pm Thursday 10 am – 7 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Our Mission

We will be the best place for the people of western Montana to get a loan.

Park Side Pillars

  • Pride
  • Professionalism
  • Passion
  • Purpose


Senior Management:

Jeremy Presta, President/CEO
Malissa Campbell, Executive Administrator
Troy Brackey, CFO
Maureen Bryan, SVP HR & Training
Carol Beniger, VP Lending
Alisa McConkey, VP Operations
Laura Scoville, VP Back Office Operations
Teresa Short, VP IT & Security
Josh Kroll, VP Marketing & Business Development

Board of Directors:

Carl Thomas, Chairman
Rick Flink, Vice Chairman
Terry Thorpe, Secretary/Treasurer
Daria Perez, Director
David Sutherland, Director
Ron Jarosch, Director
Dick Green, Director
Rich Pedersen, Director
Diana Lamers, Director
Tracy Brink, Associate Director

Supervisory Committee:

Roxie Peterson, Chairperson
Lynda Sundberg, Secretary
Jeannette Feltus, Committee Member
Jerry Ren, Committee Member
Alyssa Morris, Committee Member


2021 Holidays

New Year’s Day – Friday, January 1st
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Monday, January 18th
President’s Day – Monday, February 15th
Memorial Day – Monday, May 31st
Independence Day – Observed Monday, July 5th
Labor Day – Monday, September 6th
Columbus Day – Monday, October 11th
Veteran’s Day – Thursday, November 11th
Thanksgiving – Thursday & Friday, November 25th & 26th
Christmas Day – Observed Friday, December 24th

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

We realize there are many questions associated with being a Park Side Credit Union member in addition to questions non-members may have about Credit Unions and our services. We’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions below. If you don’t see an answer to your question(s) below, feel free to contact us and return to this page often as we will be adding more answers to your questions soon.

Q – What do I need to open an account?
A – Individual: Photo ID, Social Security Card, $5, Proof of Address
Child: Certified copy of birth certificate, Social Security Card, $5
Business: Because business accounts differ for each situation, please contact a staff member for specific account opening requirments.

Q – What is the ABA Routing and Transit number?
A – 292978005

Q – How do I activate my debit card/PIN?
A – Call 866-985-2273

Q – Do you accept Canadian currency?
A – No

Q – Do you have an on-site coin machine?
A – No, however we would be happy to supply you with coin rolls

Q – Does Park Side Credit Union sell or share my email or account information with third parties?
A – Absolutely not

Q – What can I do if I suspect fraudulent activity on my account(s)?
A – You can contact us directly at your local branch

Q – What happens if I get a suspicious email that claims it is from Park Side Credit Union
A – You can forward the email to our fraud department at

Park Side History at a Glance

1965 – Whitefish Great Northern Federal Credit Union started on the front porch of Miner Stocking’s home to serve the employees of the Great Northern Railroad and their family members.

1973 – The credit union moved to its own building at 504 Railway Street in Whitefish and changed its name to Whitefish BN Federal Credit union.

1975 – Changed name to Lake-Mountain BN Federal Credit Union.

1976 – Changed name to BN Park Federal Credit Union. Over the next 20 years the credit union added Employer Groups (SEG) to its field of membership. If you wanted to become a member of the credit union you had to be an employee or a family member from one of our employer groups.

1998 – Changed name to Parkside Federal Credit Union to better represent its changing and expanding field of membership.

1999 – Columbia Falls Aluminum Credit Union who served employees and their family members who worked for Columbia Falls Aluminum Company merged in to Parkside Federal Credit Union.

2001 – Built current Columbia Falls location

2002 – Changed name to Park Side Federal Credit Union (two words).

2003 – Converted charter to serve all of Flathead County as an underserved area. Any person living, working, attending school or worshipping in Flathead County qualifies for membership with Park Side Federal Credit Union.

2003 – During the fall of 2003 opened Kalispell branch.

2004 – Received our Low-Income designation.

2007 – Flathead School Employee’s FCU who served Flathead school district and their family members merged in to Park Side FCU.

2007 – Merged in Flathead Credit Union July 31st.

2008 – Moved into the current building at 1300 Baker Avenue in June

2012 – Opened a loan office/satellite branch in Evergreen

2013 – Secured a state charter in order to expand field of membership to include eleven counties in Montana

2014 – New data system conversion

2014 – New logo and branding

2014 – Merger with Gateway Community Federal Credit Union

2015 – 50 years of service to the Flathead and now Missoula