Rich Bruner is a Montana native born in Anaconda and raised in Deer Lodge. After attending Montana Tech for 1.5 years he was offered a position with Pioneer Federal Savings and Loan in Deer Lodge.
In 1987 he accepted a position with U S National Bank in Red Lodge. After the purchase of the bank by First Interstate Bank in 2003, Rich became Market President until 2012, when he was assigned the Market President in Helena, a position he currently holds.
Rich is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, Colorado.