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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.

Naomi Shankel

Director Operations Integration, Idaho Power Company • 208-426-1125

Naomi is currently director operations integration at Idaho Power. Shankel has been with Idaho Power since 2001 serving in a variety of roles including Vice President of Audit and Compliance. As VP of Audit and Compliance her role included oversight of corporate security, internal audit and FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) and environmental compliance.

Before joining Idaho Power, Shankel was a senior auditor for Deloitte in Boise.

Shankel earned her accounting degree and an executive master of business administration from Boise State University.