Rod Leese was born and raised in Montana. He grew up in Lolo and graduated from Big Sky High School and the University of Montana. He relocated to Kalispell from 1989 to 1997 and then again in 2002 to open West One Bank on April 1, 2003. He has been involved with the Evergreen Chamber of Commerce, Evergreen Lions Club and the Northwest Lacrosse Association. If you don’t see Rod at the Griz football game, you will find him doing something with lacrosse.