Author Archives: Jeanne Huff

Jeanne Huff is the special sections editor at IBR, editor of Women of the Year, Accomplished Under 40, CEOs of Influence, Money Makers, Leaders in Law, Corporate Guide to Event Planning as well as editor of custom publications including Welcome to Boise, Dining Decisions, Idaho Heartland Living and Travelog.

Fifth annual event honors Idaho law leaders

The class of 2017 Idaho Business Review Leaders in Law (not pictured: Maureen Ryan Braley). Photo by Pete Grady.

About 250 people attended Idaho Business Review’s fifth Leaders in Law event Nov. 16 to honor 21 law professionals. Nominated by their colleagues, reviewed by their peers (past honorees), and, ultimately, chosen by their own community, they represent “the best ...

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Idaho construction pros applaud Top Projects

The Idaho Top Projects event was held at The Riverside Hotel on Sept. 21. About 200 industry professionals attended to honor the top construction projects in Idaho. Photo by Pete Grady.

A couple of hundred industry professionals, including owners, developers, contractors, engineers, architects and more attended IBR’s salute to 2016 construction projects at the Idaho Top Projects awards event Sept. 21 at the Riverside Hotel. The event was the 13th year ...

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This year’s IBR Leaders in Law are named by their peers


The votes are all in, and the “ayes” have it for this year’s Idaho Business Review Leaders in Law program. Former award winners, plus one representing the University of Idaho College of Law, cast their ballots to determine this year’s ...

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Top construction projects in Idaho up for awards

The Portneuf Wellness Complex in Pocatello. The complex includes walking paths, playing fields and a 7-acre lake.

Construction is hot in Idaho. Cranes have been a part of the downtown Boise skyline nearly continuously for the past five years, and the Idaho Department of Labor predicts that the state’s construction industry will add more than 11,000 jobs ...

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Idaho financial wizards are recognized for their excellence in finance

Kevin Learned, director and founder of Venture College at Boise State University, was the featured keynote speaker for the 2016 Excellence in Finance power lunch and awards event. Learned spoke on: "Young Start-Ups Winning Jobs, Boosting Economy." File photo.

Some of us get sweaty palms just thinking about numbers; then, there are those who revel in them. The 16 Excellence in Finance honorees for 2017 are definitely in the latter category as they represent “the best of the best” ...

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2017 AU40: Rock stars of commerce light up the night


It wasn’t your typical Outlaw Field concert production, but there were food trucks, a stage, DJs and music aplenty – and there was even the requisite beach ball toss. The nearly 350 ticket holders who came to the Idaho Botanical ...

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Idaho leaders feted at Idaho Business Review event (access required)

Idaho Business Review's 2017 CEOs pose at the CEO of influence celebration

Nearly 300 people attended the seventh Idaho Business Review event, an annual celebration of business leaders in Idaho. Ten people were lauded – and applauded – May 23 as “CEOs of Influence.” Leaders honored in previous years chose this year’s ...

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40 under 40 – and quite ‘accomplished’


Hundreds of Idaho go-getters were nominated for Idaho Business Review‘s Accomplished Under 40 awards program, and more than 100 people applied for one of this year’s 40 spots. The task of selecting the top 40 went to 11 review committees. ...

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IBR Woman of the Year race ends with a winner


At the end of a star-studded night, featuring 50 Idaho women leaders and their amazing stories, came a moment where if felt as if the room itself was holding its breath. Nora Carpenter, who was the 2016 Woman of the ...

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