Boise Valley Economic Partnership Announces 2016 Leadership Team
The Boise Valley Economic Partnership (BVEP), regional economic development organization for the Boise Metro, is excited to announce the new board leadership for 2016. BVEP saw a record year of success in 2015 with six new company announcements and over 2,080 jobs created. Mick Wiskerchen, Micron Technology Inc., will lead the organization as the 2016 chairman of the board of directors. Todd Cooper, Wells Fargo Bank, will be the incoming chair-elect for 2017. Having worked closely with BVEP for the past several years, Wiskerchen and Cooper will continue to drive momentum for the organization. Consisting of representatives from more than 35 of the Valley’s companies, BVEP’s full board of directors can be found here: http://bvep.org/about/board.aspx. The board is responsible for overseeing BVEP’s ongoing mission as well as establishing policies and direction that work toward achieving the objectives and goals of the partnership.
Clark Krause, executive director of the Boise Valley Economic Partnership said, “We are incredibly grateful for the leadership of Mark Tidd in 2015. We look forward to building on the momentum in 2016 with Mick Wiskerchen and Todd Cooper, who have been instrumental in supporting economic development within the community.”
Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter recently appointed Wiskerchen to serve on the Economic Advisory Committee (EAC) as a Region 3 representative with the Idaho Department of Commerce. The committee’s main purpose is to advise the governor and Idaho Commerce on goals and objectives that further economic development within the state.
Mick Wiskerchen is currently an executive IS business partner of Worldwide Sales, Supply Chain and Corporate Affairs and part of the executive leadership team at Micron Technology, Inc.
Wiskerchen brings more than 20 years of broad industry and technical expertise to his current role and from the previous executive positions he has held in international sales and marketing, business development and strategy, global operations and as a worldwide solutions integrator and senior consultant.