About KTEA

About KTEA

Responsible for the economic development and business operations of the Kalispel Tribe, the Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority (KTEA) directs and operates the Tribe’s wide range of endeavors. KTEA ensures overall economic success and diversification for the Tribe, with the goal of providing stability for essential tribal health care, education and social service needs.

Wholly committed to improving our communities, KTEA’s efforts have allowed the Tribe to contribute millions to our regional economy. KTEA continues to seek new business opportunities, including the start-up, expansion and relocation of business to the Inland Northwest. KTEA will continue to build lasting relationships with our business and community partners, focusing on hospitality, retail, warehousing, residential housing, office space and entertainment, among other interests.

Our KTEA Team:

Glen Nenema
Chief Executive Officer, Kalispel Tribal Chairman

Phil Haugen
Chief Operating Officer

Michael Wernz
Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Mitchell
Chief Marketing Officer

Albert Prudente
Chief Human Resources Officer

Gordy Dhatt Jr.
Chief Information Officer

Brandon Haugen
General Manager Kalispel Development