Author Archives: Anne Wallace Allen

Anne Wallace Allen is the editor of the Idaho Business Review.

A word with Charlotte Borst of the College of Idaho (access required)

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Charlotte Borst is the president of the College of Idaho, a 125-year-old liberal arts college with just over 1,000 students in Caldwell. Borst is a native of Rutland, Vt., and a historian of science who earned a biology degree at ...

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A word with Skip Oppenheimer about real estate, interest rates, and education (access required)

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Skip Oppenheimer is chairman and CEO of the Oppenheimer Companies Inc., a national food processing, sales, marketing and distribution organization. He’s also president of Oppenheimer Development Corp., a commercial real estate development and management company that owns the Wells Fargo ...

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A word with Dr. David Pate of St. Luke’s Health System (access required)


David Pate is a physician and lawyer who has been president and CEO of St. Luke’s Health System in Boise since 2009. As CEO of Idaho’s largest employer, Pate oversees a health system with nearly 1,000 beds at hospitals in ...

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An infusion of hope for those who pay health care bills

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No matter what else is going on in the economy or on the planet, one thing has stayed the same for decades: uncertainty about where health care costs are going. Health care is one of the most common topics we ...

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A word with Duree Westover of Experis (access required)

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Duree Westover is managing director at the Boise office of Experis, a global employment firm with 31,000 employees that focuses on IT and engineering workers. Experis is part of the huge Manpower group. Westover has spent her career in sales ...

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A word with social media law expert Lisa McGrath (access required)

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Lisa McGrath is a lawyer who specializes in issues relating to social media, the internet, and other online matters. McGrath started out in government work in high school with an internship with Gov. Phil Batt, and earned a bachelor’s degree ...

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