Interested in becoming a Montana Ambassador?

We provide you the opportunity to share your passion for living and doing business in Montana with your community.

Montana Ambassadors Goals:

Build business opportunities for Montana through business expansion, retention, or recruitment efforts.

Assist the Governor in developing out-of-state Ambassadors who can serve as a voice for Montana in other states.

Assist in developing and exploring business options and opportunities for Montana.

Develop relationships with educational institutions, agencies, and systems that foster the Governor's vision of economic vitality.

Support Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) initiatives for our communities like A World in Motion (AWIM) by providing STEM kits to Montana Schools.

2017/2018 Awards Spotlight

You may have had the pleasure of Morning Glory Coffee and Tea, but you no doubt have had the pleasure of enjoying Chris Burke’s many social media photos and postings of all things Montana, as well as  Montana Ambassadors. Chris and his wife, Laura, started Morning Glory Coffee & Tea, Inc.® in 2005 after returning to Montana from Kauai, HI to West Yellowstone. They had previously met while working in Yellowstone National park, and have lived and worked in Both Livingston and Bozeman before their  time on Kauai working with Kauai Coffee Company.   While constantly promoting Montana, Chis and Laura own and operate a specialty coffee roasting, wholesale, retail and e-commerce business on the border of Yellowstone, National Park, which they started thirteen years ago in West Yellowstone.

Their coffees are distributed and sold to restaurants, grocery and gift stores throughout Montana and Yellowstone National Park, as well as to customers nationwide through their e-commerce website.  Chris currently works as a guide to Yellowstone National Park and represent West Yellowstone Montana as a council member along with operating Morning Glory Coffee and Tea with his wife Laura and  sons Patrick and Joseph Burke.

Chris Burke