Tom Kealey Director
Tom is a member of Governor Little’s cabinet, oversees all agency operations and is the Chief Economic Development and Marketing Officer for the State of Idaho.
Jake Reynolds Business Development and Operations Administrator
Contact Jake for information regarding international trade, business attraction, community development, and business retention and expansion.
Jeremy Chase Marketing & Innovation Administrator
Contact Jeremy for information regarding media requests, tourism marketing, department marketing, military advocacy, special projects and the IGEM grant program.
Susie Davidson Business Attraction Manager
Contact Susie if you are a business or site selector looking for information about expanding or relocating to the state of Idaho.
Karen Appelgren Business Retention & Expansion Manager
Contact Karen for information regarding existing Idaho businesses.
Ramón Hobdey-Sánchez State Broadband Program Manager
Contact Ramón for information regarding Idaho broadband.
Diane Norton Tourism Manager
Contact Diane for all Idaho Tourism questions, as well as any VisitIdaho.org or Idaho Travel Council grant questions.
Jennifer Verdon International Trade Manager
Contact Jennifer for information about exporting, the State Trade Expansion Program Grant, Idaho’s international trade offices, and export services.
Dennis Porter Community Development Manager
Contact Dennis with all questions regarding Community Development Block Grants and Rural Community Block Grants.
Carmen Achabal IGEM Program Manager
Contact Carmen with all Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) inquiries or for information on Idaho university research and our state’s innovation ecosystem.
Ewa Szewczyk Grants & Contracts Manager
Contact Ewa for any department grants, contracts, procurement, or administrative rules inquiries.
Deanna Ross Financial Principal
Contact Deanna for any department fiscal, accounting, or budgeting questions.
Cody Allred Public Information Specialist
Contact Cody with all public information and media inquiries, as well as any department marketing or communication-related questions.
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