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COBE Advisory Council

Active. Engaged. Valued.

The College of Business and Economics (COBE) is helping create the future for our students and the Treasure Valley through entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and collaboration. Collaboration with leaders from our vibrant business community is central to the College’s ability to achieve its vision, mission and strategic directions. The COBE Advisory Committee (COBEAC) is made up of business leaders who not only care about the direction of our Valley, but believe strongly that COBE can be a key driver in creating economic value and improving our community’s high quality of life.

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Rob Perez

Rob Perez

Idaho Region President, Bank of the Cascades
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-4034

Kenneth J. Petersen, PhD

Kenneth J. Petersen, PhD

Dean, College of Business and Economics
kenpetersen@boisestate.edu • (208) 426-3110
Office: MBEB 3131

Timothy A. Schlindwein

Timothy A. Schlindwein

Managing Principal, Schlindwein Associates, L.L.C.
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-1125

Naomi Shankel

Naomi Shankel

Director Operations Integration, Idaho Power Company
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-1125

Ron Van Auker, Jr.

Ron Van Auker, Jr.

President, Van Auker Properties
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-1125

David Wali

David Wali

Executive VP, The Gardner Company
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-1125

Clay Young

Clay Young

CEO, BannerSolar P.B.C.
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • (208) 426-1125

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