Diamond B Companies, Inc. (DBC) serves as the portfolio management organization for the many diverse companies and business interests of Bottrell Family Investments, LP (BFI). DBC provides staffing, administrative services, and strategic direction for these interests.
Led by CEO James Bennett, DBC and BFI operate as multi-dimensional companies with business ventures throughout the United States and Canada. Currently, BFI holds over $150 million invested in Real Estate, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas Exploration, Technology Solutions, Hospitality, Agricultural & Industrial Processing, and other areas. Collectively, the Diamond B Companies employ over 250 people.
Corporate headquarters are located in Billings, Montana.
The Transtech Center is Montana's most advanced high-tech business park featuring:
It is home to numerous Engineering, Architectural, Technology, Health Care, and Business Services companies.View Website
Gabel Road Commercial Center is a commercial subdivision in southwest Billings, MT. Applications are currently being accepted for a planned strip mall.View Website
Canyon Creek is a regional retail and commercial center located in Billings, Montana, situated on I-90's newest Interchange, central to the fastest retail growth area in Montana.View Website
Nestled below the notorious Rimrocks in Billings Montana, this state-of-the-art development is ideally placed within a privately-gated community.View Website
BFI owns several commercial buildings in MT, AZ, and ND which it leases to long term tenants
SYT Storage located in Billings, MT provides premium storage units with all the amenities and a convenient "in town" west end location.View Website
Diamond B Technology Solutions (DBTS) is the technology arm of Diamond B Companies, Inc. We provide a broad range of services including Operational Systems Integration, Operations Analysis & Optimization, Technology Management, Managed Services, and Rail Logistics. Our goal at DBTS is to partner with our customers to deliver the optimal solution for the specific project or application.View Website
LR-x® Technology is a system to rapidly evaluate, predict, and display the spread of airborne hazards in an emergency situation, and other applications requiring a near real-time wind field display. LR-x is based on proprietary 3D wind field technology developed and licensed exclusively to DBTS by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory under U.S. Patent Application 13/452,047 filed in April 2012.View Website
ProCertX - The Professional Certificate Exchange, is a dynamic web based certificate issuance, management, and instant verification system. It is the engine that drives enterprise programs for companies to optimize the management, tracking, and verification of training and safety certifications.View Website
Rail Oil Logistics, LLC provides custom logistics solutions for the oil transloading industry. ROL includes custom software, a 24x7 call center, and expertise in rail logistics.
Diamond B Technology Solutions Track2Frac system is an integrated cloud based solution encompassing all technology components and business processes necessary to optimize operations at today's state-of-the-art frac sand transloading facilities.
Bakken Transloading operates a terminal at Ross, ND and is capable of transloading sand, propane, and diesel. TGC, LP has 30% ownership.
The Cobalt Group is active in Helium exploration and development and has a 100% working interest on 107,000 acres, including 96,000 acres in a contiguous block in Arizonia's Holbrook Basin: A proven world-class helium region. Cobalt's drilling activities have encountered rich helium shows in several formations, proving the leasehold has stacked reservoir potential in 7 identified reservoirs.
Precision Seed Coaters began production in 1989 with a single coated seed product and has since become one of the largest custom seed coating companies. Facilities are located in Yuma, AZ.View Website
Canadian Seed Coaters commenced commercial production in 1977 utilizing its Prill-On technology. It is now the longest operating seed coating company in North America with facilities located in North Battleford Sask.View Website
Diamond B Farms operates five agricultural properties in central and eastern Montana. These farms include irrigated and dry land properties.
Diamond B Red Angus maintains a herd of over 400 Red Angus and is focused on high quality genetics for cattle production.View Website
SpaceAge is a leading manufacture of arena flooring (in every North American NHL arena). SpaceAge products are also utilized in military, aerospace, marine construction, railroad applications, bus flooring, and commercial trucking applications. SpaceAge is headquartered in Fargo, ND.View Website
A-1 is a full service machine and fabrication shop who's primary responsibility is to support the efforts of sister companies in the Diamond B Companies organization. A-1 has a vast set of capabilities and is responsible for fabrication of the transloading used at Basin Transload and Bakken Transload. A-1 provides services to several regional mines and equipment companies. A-1 is based in Billings, MT.View Website
Treco Constructors, Inc. provides general contracting services in the area of commercial building construction.View Website
Nestled at the base of Billings' historic Rimrocks, the Boothill Inn welcomes guests to Billings with true Montana hospitality. With convenient access to Billings International Airport and MetraPark the hotel offers all the amenities travelers are looking for these days. Consistently rated among the top hotels in Billings, the hotel offers 69 guest rooms including family suites. The hotel has been in operation since 2000.View Website
An iconic restaurant in Billings, Montana for more than 40 years, the Windmill is especially famous for its high quality steak, lobster and prawns. The new Windmill facility is located in the Transtech Center, the fastest growing area in Billings. The recently renovated Bar51 has a sports bar atmosphere.View Website
The Rock is known for its unique Rock & Roll themed dining concept and gourmet hand-tossed wood fired pizzas. The Rock also serves pastas, burgers, salads, sandwiches, and specialty drinks. Diamond B is a partner in HotStone which owns four restaurants in Washington and Oregon.View Website
Jim stepped into the CEO/President role in November 2012. Prior to that time he had served as Vice President and had been actively involved in managing and operating all of the various corporate entities. Jim provides corporate vision and direction based on his extensive operations and finance experience and expertise. He has been a strategic leader in the family business since 1993.
Secretary & Treasurer/Board Member/Partner
As the widow of company founder Don Bottrell, Teresa is a major shareholder. She is involved at the Diamond B Companies parent Board level providing valuable direction, advice, and commentary.
Marnie has held various roles in the family businesses since 1998. Presently, she serves on the Diamond B Companies parent Board.
VP of Investments & Business Development
Jim joined Diamond B Companies in 2006 after serving on the executive team of Montana Power and working as an independent financial advisor. Jim provides direction and acumen to identify, research, and launch new businesses and investment opportunities. He manages the investment portfolio and serves on the Board of Directors for Space Age Manufacturing and for The Cobalt Group.
VP of Projects & Administration
Aaron initially started with the family business in 1996 and has held various management roles focusing on project management and operations. His previous experience includes engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, and program management in commercial and government contracting environments. In his current role, he is responsible for developing and implementing systems for project management and general business processes.
After nine years leading technology teams at Carlson Companies, and 10 years in C-level positions operating within companies at Diamond B, Scott is our VP/COO where he utilizes his vast experience providing executive, strategic and operational leadership to many of the businesses that Diamond B Companies operates.
Real Estate Development
Jerry came on board in 2000 with the acquisition of the Transtech Center business park. Jerry is responsible for Sales & Marketing of all commercial real estate as well as identifying opportunities for acquisitions.
Chris initially started with the family business in 2000 as a project coordinator on a very large telecom design/build project. He spent several years in the commercial building industry as an estimator and project manager on a wide variety of projects. Chris returned to Diamond B in 2014 and is now the lead project manager on commercial buildings and other construction projects.
A-1 Machine & Fabrication
Boothill Inn & Suites
Farm & Ranch Operations
Precision Seed Coaters
Administrative & Personnel Relations Manager
3529 Gabel Road
Billings, MT 59102