Advisory Council

The Idaho SBDC Advisory Council is composed of individuals from business, education, and government throughout the state. The council assists the State Director in identifying needs, developing policy, assisting with financial partners, and approving the Strategic Plan.

Members of the Council are:

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Steve Hatten

TechHelp, Executive Director

TechHelp Website

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Steve Irwin

First Federal Savings Bank, Business Development Officer

First Federal Savings Bank Website

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Luke Malek

Attorney at Law

Smith Malek Website

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Jerry Miller

Business Expansion and Retention Team

Idaho Commerce

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George Tanner

Idaho Entrepreneur Director and Senior Instructor – Entrepreneurship


Justin Chase

President, Co-Owner at MiWave

Volterra Systems

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Jon Carter

Micron Technology, VP DRAM Engineering

Micron Website

Ex Officio Members:

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Irene Gonzalez

U.S. Small Business Administration, Project Officer

SBA Website

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Mark Bannister

BSU College of Business and Economics, Dean

Boise State College of Business and Economics

Shannon Madsen

Shannon Madsen

District Director

U.S. Small Business Administration, Boise Office

SBA Website

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