Author Archives: Rebecca Palmer

Kathy Griesmyer, 2019 Accomplished Under 40

Kathy Griesmyer 30 •Policy Director • ACLU of Idaho • Boise When Kathy Griesmyer went to college, her first class for her international studies major was about globalization. She learned about human rights abuses and the problems caused by colonialism. ...

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Rhiana Menen, 2019 Accomplished Under 40

Rhiana Menen 37 • General and breast cancer surgeon • St. Luke’s Hospital • Boise Rhiana Menen draws energy from being involved in big projects and solving problems, and it shows. Her penchant for active engagement in good causes shows ...

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Kathleen Palmer, 2019 Accomplished Under 40

Kathleen Palmer 27 • Sexual violence prevention program manager • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare • Boise Kathleen Palmer’s career helping victims of sexual assault started while she was attending college at California Polytechnic State University. After coming to ...

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2019 Icon winners shaped Idaho throughout their careers

The Idaho Business Review is thrilled to announce the Icon award honorees for 2019. Now in its second year, the program is focused on recognizing exceptional men and women whose lives and careers have made a big impact on Idaho ...

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Nora Carpenter, 2019 CEO of Influence

 Nora J. Carpenter President & CEO • United Way of Treasure Valley “When people say, ‘I’ll help,’ things change. My hope is that every single person will find it in them to say, ‘I’ll help.’” Joyful opportunities Uniting community and ...

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Nick Schlekeway, CEO of Influence

Nick Schlekeway Founder & CEO • Amherst Madison “What fills me up as a leader is being able to help them get to their goals. I love it when people tell me I can’t do something. There’s no faster way ...

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