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The Idaho Business Review Excellence in Finance awards program celebrates financial professionals in the following categories:

  • Banking
  • Corporate
  • Educator
  • Investment
  • Professional

The program and publication congratulate men and women in Idaho whose fiscal accomplishments set a high bar for their company and Idaho’s business economy.

2021 Leaders in Law and Excellence in Finance honorees announced

Nominations Deadline: August 11, 2022

Event Date: November 17, 2022

Idaho Business Review is committed to bringing business professionals together to recognize leaders and build business relationships, but we are also committed to achieving this in a safe environment. We will continue to follow CDC regulations for all in-person events.


Jennifer Bender, Academy Mortgage Corporation

Suzi Boyle, Castle & Cooke Mortgage

Patrick Clayton, NeighborWorks Boise

Todd Cooper, Idaho First Bank

Matt Craner, Westmark Credit Union

Caleb Dimick, Bank of Idaho

Kelly Galloway, Westmark Credit Union

Ashley Griesshammer, Lovevery

Cheryl Guiddy, Harris CPAs

Lance Hatzenbeller, Idaho Central Credit Union

Dave Heffner, Hayden Beverage Co.

Wes Jost, Zions Bank

Matt Lyman, Raymond James & Associates

Susan Olson, Hawley Troxell

Judith K. Ramos, Idaho Community Foundation

Christopher Reid, First Federal Saving Bank of Twin Falls

Debra Riedel, Raymond James & Associates

Scott Schlange, KeyBank

Christy Stein, Cooper Norman

Scott Summerlin, Starlifter Wealth Management

Shanon Taylor, Bank of Idaho

Fernando Veloz, MS Administrative Services

Tonya Westenskow, First Interstate Bank

Kevin Wilson, Shamrock Foods

Read the 2019 honoree profiles here.

The 2019 Excellence in Finance honorees gather at the awards power luncheon on Oct. 10, 2019. Photo by Katy Kithcart Creative.

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For more information about nominations contact Laura Clemens at 208-639-3528 or by email at [email protected].