Category: Profile

Profile: David Duro

Profile: David Duro

From the Idaho Business Review As President and CEO of the Treasure Valley Family YMCA, David Duro is well positioned to see positive changes in the world every day. He’s also leading the charge for that change. “Our YMCA will change the world,” he says. “We envision a community where all children can reach their…

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Profile: Paris Cole

Profile: Paris Cole

From the Idaho Business Review Paris Cole believes people flourish when given the opportunity and flexibility to do their best work. For Cole, this means hiring the best people and giving them the freedom to succeed by not micromanaging them. At the core of his management style is the Golden Rule: treating people the way…

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Profile: Toni L. Coleman Carter

Profile: Toni L. Coleman Carter

From the Idaho Business Review As the Inclusion & Diversity Strategy Director for Idaho National Laboratory, Toni L. Coleman Carter collaborates with business leaders and strategic partners to foster cultures that are inclusive. Carter is also a dedicated philanthropist, supporting organizations like the Precious Gift of Hope Foundation, Chariti Home Ministries and the YMCA Learning…

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Profile: Shavonna Case

Profile: Shavonna Case

From the Idaho Business Review Shavonna Case grew up on a family farm in Washington state, and shortly after graduating high school, she moved to Seattle to, as she puts it, “change the world.” “I quickly realized I had no idea how to proceed,” she says. But when Case began working a temporary position at…

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Profile: Odette Bolano

Profile: Odette Bolano

From the Idaho Business Review Odette Bolano says her immigrant parents did everything they could to make sure their children were cared for, loved and had the education that would allow them to excel in their adult lives. These values have allowed Bolano to succeed in life, and as the president and CEO of Saint…

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Profile: Diane Bevan

Profile: Diane Bevan

From the Idaho Business Review Diane Bevan learned the value of hard work growing up on a small family farm in rural Oklahoma. And as the tallest of six siblings—all girls—Bevan often wore her sisters’ hand-me-downs, which forced her to learn the valuable skill of sewing. Though born of necessity, it’s a skill Bevan is…

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Article: West Las Vegas rapper hoping to sign recording contract soon

Article: West Las Vegas rapper hoping to sign recording contract soon

From the Las Vegas Optic When thinking about hip-hop music, most people don’t think of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Local rapper Yung Tat the Prince would like to change that. Born in San Antonio, Texas, the 29-year-old rapper, whose given name is Jonas Romero, was raised in Las Vegas by his father, Juan “Johnny Blike”…

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Profile: Franklin G. Lee

Profile: Franklin G. Lee

From the Idaho Business Review Growing up, Franklin G. Lee wanted to be an architect. He followed that dream, earned degrees in architecture, and began working in the field. When some of his clients got into legal trouble, Lee was tasked with assisting his client’s lawyers, and that’s when he became interested in practicing law.…

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Profile: Clay Karwisch

Profile: Clay Karwisch

From the Idaho Business Review In college, Clay Karwisch planned to become a history professor. But before pursuing graduate school, he changed his mind and decided to become a lawyer instead. “It’s been a good fit,” Karwisch says. “One of the things I really like about practicing law is, even if you specialize in a…

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Profile: James D. Hovren

Profile: James D. Hovren

From the Idaho Business Review When James D. Hovren was a child, his father passed away. Following his tragic loss, Hovren says he began to see the importance of a good lawyer. In college, he studied political science and business, and then applied to law school. Today he is a parter at Evans Keane LLP…

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