Ron Haidle

How do your colleagues describe you?

Ron is a bundle of wind and he comes up with amazing ideas, plus encouragement for people to develop their ideas into a business plan.

Why do you do what you do?

Advising is a fulfilling way to share life-long experiences in business management and lending. Helping a business start and expand is like mentoring a student to skillfully fly an airplane; everyone feels grateful.


Ron has a Bachelor of Science from Montana State University, and completed Western Credit Union Management at Pomona College, Claremont, California. Ron has roots back to a Montana farm and ranch, planned an engineering career, but later turned to commercial business lending, and then credit union CEO. Living in the Treasure Valley since 1987, Ron has a network of professional associates who are resources when seeking information. He is a focused learner with diverse interests in photography, construction, private pilot, and touring 27 countries and 49 states.