About Us

Boise Valley Economic Partnership (BVEP) is driven by a partnership of communities, institutions, chamber organizations and businesses in the area. BVEP offers free, customized, confidential services and site location assistance to businesses and entrepreneurs interested in relocating, starting up, or expanding in the Boise Valley. In the past nine plus years, our organization has welcomed more than 40 companies and over 10,000 jobs to the Boise Metro. We work to keep, grow and attract jobs for the region.

Why we do...
- Ensure prosperity in good times and bad
- Create jobs for those who live here
- Broaden industry base

New and growing companies create jobs and infuse our metro with creativity, philanthropy, ideas, and infrastructure.

Executive Board

Bill Connors, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce CEO

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce

Phil Archer, BVEP Chairperson

Fidelity National Title

Kim Tower, BVEP Vice Chairperson

PacificSource Health Plans

Clark Krause, Executive Director

Boise Valley Economic Partnership

Tom Mortell, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Chairman

Hawley Troxell

Justin Smith, BVEP Treasurer

U.S. Bank

Board of Directors

Mike Adler

Adler Industrial

Michael Aubin

Blue Cross of Idaho

Jonathan Bagnall

Alston Construction

Michael Ballantyne

TOK Commercial

Andy Beitia

Washington Trust Bank

Jaren Bevan

Zions Bank

Dave Bieter

Gardner Company

Odette Bolano

Saint Alphonsus Health System

Roger Brown

Boise State University

John Brunelle

Capital City Development Corporation (CCDC)

Tori Cleary

City of Meridian

Mark Cleverley

Ball Ventures Ahlquist

Don Collins

Wells Fargo

Todd Cooper

Idaho First Bank

Allison Cunningham


Lori Downing


Mason Dykes

Idaho Central Credit Union

Ken Fisher

Paradigm of Idaho, Inc

April Florczyk

208 Market

Hart Gilchrist

Intermountain Gas Company

Rob Gerbitz

Hendricks Commercial Properties

Veronica Hern


Kathy Holland


Jeff Huhn

First Interstate Bank

George Iliff

Colliers International

Cory Jakobson

Columbia Bank

Sean Keithly

City of Boise

Denton Kelley

LDK Ventures

Bryan McMartin

McAlvain Companies

Mark Mills

Alliance Title & Escrow Corp.

Trent Nate


Deborah Nelson, past Chair

Givens Pursley LLP

Kent Oram

Idaho Central Credit Union

Eric Ritter


Megan Ronk

Idaho Power

Christine Rood Gilchrist

College of Western Idaho (CWI)

Dean Sandros

United Heritage Insurance

Scott Schlange


Dave Self

St. Luke's

Ken Stark

Stark Accelerators Commercial Real Estate

Dave Swenson

Intermountain Gas Company

David Ward

The Boyer Company

Duree Westover


Tiffany Whitmore

Saint Alphonsus Health System

Gioia Woo

Tandem Diabetes Care

Chandra Zenner Ford

University of Idaho