Stoel Rives Pleased to Renew Support of Idaho Business Survey

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Boise, ID — The U.S. law firm Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to announce that it will continue to partner with The Idaho Statesman and Business Insider by underwriting the quarterly Idaho business survey. The survey, which started in 2014, polls local business owners, CEOs and other business leaders on the economy, business climate and other business issues relevant to Idaho’s business community.

Stoel Rives serves as underwriter for the survey, with full editorial control reserved to Business Insider and The Idaho Statesman. Last year’s polls covered: the 2014 business outlook; the impact of employer healthcare costs in the wake of the adoption of the Affordable Care Act; needed improvements to education; and the 2015 economic outlook. The results of the next survey will be published in April and will cover workforce development.

The survey draws on the responses of 12 participants, five of whom are new for 2015: Ken Cortez, Co-owner and Vice President, Metalcraft Inc.; Rob Perez, President, Northwest Bank; Bill Gilbert, Co-Founder & Managing Director, The CAPROCK Group, Inc.; Jim Kissler, CEO, Norco, Inc.; Raino Zoller, President & CEO, pSiFlow Technology; Andrew Scoggin, Executive VP, Human Resources, Labor Relations, Public and Governmental Affairs, Albertsons; Karen Vauk, President & CEO, The Idaho Foodbank; Bob Lokken, CEO, WhiteCloud Analytics; Zelda Geyer-Sylvia, President & CEO, Blue Cross of Idaho; Darrel Anderson, President & CEO, Idaho Power; Karen Meyer, Consultant; Matt Rissell, CEO, TSheets.

About Stoel Rives LLP:  Stoel Rives is a business law firm providing corporate and litigation services to a wide range of clients throughout the United States.  The firm has nearly 400 attorneys operating out of 12 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia.  Stoel Rives is a leader in corporate, energy, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, land use and construction, litigation, natural resources, project development and real estate law.  For more information, visit

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