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Profile: David Duro, 2019 CEO of Influence

Profile: David Duro, 2019 CEO of Influence

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, 2019 CEO of Influence

Profile: Paris Cole, 2019 CEO of Influence

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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Article: Sold for Sex: Sex trafficking plagues New Mexico women, but no one’s sure how many

Article: Sold for Sex: Sex trafficking plagues New Mexico women, but no one’s sure how many

From the Santa Fe Reporter In 2015, Dallas Grassbaugh was 23, homeless and supporting a debilitating drug habit by selling her body for sex. Then she met Shane Roach. She’d already escaped two sex traffickers by then, and Roach, an aspiring hip-hop artist from Albuquerque, promised he could help and protect her. Roach bought her…

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Article: Woman accused of pointing gun at car

Article: Woman accused of pointing gun at car

From the Las Vegas Optic Las Vegas Police arrested a 19-year-old woman after witnesses say she pointed a 9 mm pistol at four people inside a car. Tenielle J. Martinez of Las Vegas was charged with four felony counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The incident occurred late in the evening of March…

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Profile: Toni L. Coleman Carter, 2019 Women of the Year

Profile: Toni L. Coleman Carter, 2019 Women of the Year

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, 2019 Women of the Year

Profile: Shavonna Case, 2019 Women of the Year

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, 2019 Women of the Year

Profile: Odette Bolano, 2019 Women of the Year

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, 2019 Women of the Year

Profile: Diane Bevan, 2019 Women of the Year

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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