Contact

If you are thinking about relocating or expanding your business, let us help you put together the information you need.

Executive Director


Clark Krause

ckrause@bvep.org

D: 208-472-5230

C: 208-863-9675

Need a straight-shooter that will get you the answers and resources you need? Clark has nearly 20 years of experience in economic development, and understands the demands of site-selection and finish-line management.

Favorite Activities: On weekends you can find Clark on a Bogus Basin chairlift, or in the summer, riding a mountain bike in the Boise Foothills.



Director of Economic Development


Charity Nelson

cnelson@bvep.org

D: 208-472-5240

C: 208-863-8521

Thinking about relocating your business, or have a client that’s looking? With over 10 years of experience in talent strategy, Charity heads up our economic development efforts to help companies find the information and people they need to be successful.

Favorite Activities: Running, cooking with her daughters and cheering for the Boise State Broncos.



Marketing & Events Manager


Meredith Stead

mstead@bvep.org

D: 208-472-5229

C: 208-616-5991

Need a proposal on “Why Boise”? Meredith manages all things visual in our office. Meredith’s expertise is her love of people and ability to improve any business’s methods of achievement.

Favorite Activities: Exploring the downtown Boise art and food scenes and finding solitude in Idaho open space.



Executive Administrative Assistant


Kate Dondup

kdondup@bvep.org

D: 208-472-5210

C: 208-472-5210

Kate keeps BVEP organized through administrative duties, events, operations and stakeholder relationships. She is the person to call with questions about invoices, upcoming events, or what's going on at BVEP.

Favorite Activities: When she's not working at BVEP, you can find her exploring Idaho lakes and waterways on her boat, working in her beautiful garden, or spending time with her friends and family.



Research and Project Manager


Ben Williams

bwilliams@bvep.org

D: 208-472-5246

C: 208-830-9411

Ben knows data! From employment stats to cost of living, Ben keeps us speaking the facts.

In his off time, you will find Ben exploring all that Boise has to offer with his wife, son, and dog. From hiking and camping to running on the greenbelt, Ben values the amenities and activities offered by his home and is excited to show the objective data that confirms what he already knows, that Boise is the best place to live in the world!