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Jim Everett, 2019 Icon

Jim Everett Raised by an “awesome” single mother after his dad died when he was eight, Jim Everett looked to teachers and coaches to mentor him. He remembers a particular grade school teacher and a sports coach who made a ...

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Frank VanderSloot, 2019 Icon

Frank VanderSloot Idaho is known for its vibrant farming and agriculture scene, but the state’s richest man began his business ventures in neither industry. Rather, Frank VanderSloot, CEO of Melaleuca, earned much of his $3.6 billion net worth in the ...

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Clay Carley, 2019 Icon

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Clay Carley Clay Carley steps out of the iconic rusty red brick-faced Pioneer building and is promptly greeted with a handshake by a passing acquaintance. “You’re pouring concrete now, right?” the man asks Carley, gesturing down Sixth Street to one ...

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Brad Wiskirchen, 2019 Icon

Brad Wiskirchen In a few short years, Kount went from an idea discussed at a Boise sushi bar on Vista Avenue to a worldwide leader in the online fraud prevention and protection industry. Today, more than 6,500 companies worldwide depend ...

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Bob Rosenthal, 2019 Icon

Bob Rosenthal 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, ...

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Bob Kustra, 2019 Icon

Bob Kustra 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 ...

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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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