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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.

Kevin Jones

CFO, Harmonic Investment • 208-426-1125

Kevin has over 25 years of experience in the industry. Prior to forming Harmonic Investment Advisors, Kevin was the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Operating Officer for D.B. Fitzpatrick & Co, where he oversaw all investment-related functions of the $850 million of assets under management in addition to overseeing the day to day operations of the firm. Additionally, he managed the All-Cap, and Smid-Cap equity portfolios. Prior to joining D.B. Fitzpatrick & Co, Kevin was a Sr. Vice President and Sr. Portfolio Manager at ICM Asset Management where he managed the Smid-Cap Value strategy of $680 million. He sub-advised over $400 million of mutual funds for UBS Paine Weber, JP Morgan, and Merrill Lynch. He is past-President of the CFA Society of Idaho, a former member of the Finance Council of St. John’s Parish, a member of the Board of Directors for Catholic Charities of Idaho, and sits on the Advisory Council of Boise State University’s College of Business and Economics. He has been a contributor to local and national media such as the Idaho Business Review, Bloomberg and CNBC, and a guest lecturer at Boise State University and Gonzaga University. Kevin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara.