Ed Garding retired as President and CEO of First Interstate BancSystems, in Billings, MT in 2016. He spent more than 40 years with First Interstate BancSystems during which he held many management positions including chief credit officer, chief risk officer, chief operating officer and corporate and government relations officer.
Mr. Garding has served on several banking industry boards including serving as Chairman of the Wyoming Bankers Association, Pacific Coast Banking School Board and Montana Bankers Association. He was also a member of the Fannie Mae Western Region Advisory Board. He is currently the Interim Dean of the College of Business at Montana State University Billings, a position he held previously during the 2018-2019 fiscal year.