Category: Business

Cora Whitney, 2019 Leaders in Law

Cora Whitney, 2019 Leaders in Law

From the Idaho Business Review From the age of 12, Cora Whitney knew she wanted to practice law. “My dad is a judge, so I grew up watching him in court,” she says. “I really enjoyed that, and it inspired me to go into law.” Although her new aspirations derailed plans made by the 11-year-old…

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Idaho non-farm jobs see nation’s second-largest increase

Idaho non-farm jobs see nation’s second-largest increase

From the Idaho Business Review Idaho’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate remained at 2.9% for the third straight month as nonfarm jobs saw the nation’s second-largest increase, according to data recently released by the Idaho Department of Labor. The number of unemployed Idahoans increased by 136 to 25,626, while the amount of total employment increased by 2,770…

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Scott Mason, 2019 Excellence in Finance

Scott Mason, 2019 Excellence in Finance

From the Idaho Business Review As the vice president and brokerage director for MassMutual of Idaho, Scott Mason is in a position to help people, both individuals and other agents. “I love training agents, and I love working with my own clients,” Mason says. “We change people’s lives, and we change families’ lives for generations.”…

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Todd Christensen, 2019 Excellence in Finance

Todd Christensen, 2019 Excellence in Finance

From the Idaho Business Review Todd Christensen attributes his lifelong interest in finance and business to something his father said to him when he was 8 years old. “I recall, very vividly, an experience with my dad,” Christensen says. “We went to open up a banking account, and before we went in, he said, ‘Son,…

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Katie Dow, 2019 Excellence in Finance

Katie Dow, 2019 Excellence in Finance

From the Idaho Business Review It’s no secret that a lot of business gets done on the golf course. For many business professionals, it’s why they take up golf in the first place. But it was the opposite for Katie Dow: she was already a golfer when she realized she wanted to go into finance.…

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Think Safety: How to provide your guests with a fun, safe event

Think Safety: How to provide your guests with a fun, safe event

From the Idaho Business Review  When guests feel safe, they can relax and enjoy themselves more. Providing a safe event for your guests begins with planning ahead. Often, that planning requires you to imagine some bleak scenarios. But with a plan in place to handle the things that could go wrong, you’ll be able to…

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Bob Kustra, 2019 Icon

Bob Kustra, 2019 Icon

From the Idaho Business Review Bob Kustra recently stepped down as the president of Boise State University, after serving for 15 years. But Kustra had never even been to Boise — or to Idaho — until he became a candidate for the presidency in 2003. It was during that first visit to Boise, while staying…

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Bob Rosenthal, 2019 Icon

Bob Rosenthal, 2019 Icon

From the Idaho Business Review When Bob Rosenthal started college, he knew he wanted to work in radio or television broadcasting. Rosenthal landed his first job in the industry soon after graduation, as the sports director for the NBC television affiliate in Missoula, Montana. He was only 21 at the time. “It’s been 45 years,”…

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