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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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William K. Ilett

William K. Ilett

President, TransCorp Inc.
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-4034

Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones

CFO, Harmonic Investment
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-1125

Jay Larsen

Jay Larsen

Founder and CEO/President of the Idaho Technology Council
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • (208) 426-1125

Cathy Light

Cathy Light

CEO, Lideranca Group
cathylight@boisestate.edu • (208) 426-1125

Bernadette Madarieta

Bernadette Madarieta

VP and Controller, Packaging Corporation of America
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-1125

Jason Manning

Jason Manning

CFO, Jacksons Food Stores
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-1125

Mike Mers

Mike Mers

Founder, Aspen Capital Management
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-4034

Susan Olson

Susan Olson

COO/CFO, Hawley Troxell
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • (208) 426-1125

Brady Panatopoulos

Brady Panatopoulos

CEO, Albertson's Foundation
acct@boisestate.edu • (208) 426-3461

Roger Parks

Roger Parks

VP of Information Technology & CIO, J.R. Simplot Co.
cobe-info@boisestate.edu • 208-426-1125

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