Elevate Leadership Committee
The ELS is organized by the Idaho State University College of Business, Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck Foundation , and Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company of Idaho. It is coordinated by the ELS conference committee.
ELS seeks to host an annual conference in Pocatello targeted at business professionals to increase leadership skills , encourage innovative ideas, and foster collaboration within and between organizations.
Idaho Farm Bureau
Danika DeGiulio is a Project Manager for Farm Bureau Insurance of Idaho. She is a mentor who encourages professional growth with co-workers and in the community.
Victoria Byrd is a Pocatello native and is finishing her degree in Marriage and Family Science through BYU-I. She is the Director of Marketing and communication for McDonald’s and the mother of 4 sons.
Rainbow Maldonado is the East Idaho Brand Ambassador at Fisher’s Technology. Rainbow has been involved with Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck since 2015 as a Facilitator, serving on the Board of Directors, the steering committee for the Youth Leadership Program, LEAP, and President for the 2021-2022 term. She is an avid community advocate & volunteer and embraces community involvement opportunities. “I love the area we live in and care deeply about the quality of life for our community.”
Idaho Farm Bureau
Brandon Peterson is the Director of Accounting at Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company of Idaho. His team delivers on all things billing and financial reporting related for the company. He is a believer in “grit” and the phrase “Teamwork makes the dream work”
ISU College of Business
Mountain America Credit Union
Cassey was raised in Pocatello and is a graduate of Idaho State University. She recieved her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and is a SEG Relationship Manager at Mountain America Credit Union.
Ken was born and raised in Pocatello and is a graduate of Idaho State University. He has been employed with JR Simplot Company for 27 years where he is currently a Production Area Manager. Ken has been a part of Leadership Pocatello- Chubbuck since 2014 and was the Board president in 2018-2019. He is also a member of the steering committee for the Youth Leadership Program, LEAP.
J.R Simplot Co.
Dustin is a Pocatello native. He has been employed by JR Simplot Company for 21 years holding many positions. H e is currently a Production Area Manager. Dustin has also been involved with Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck since 2013. He has held many positions on the Board of Directors, and served as board president 2016-2017