Our Volunteer Board

Sun Valley Economic Development’s Board is a diverse and experienced set of leaders, with representatives from our region’s largest employers, public officials and other influential community organizations.

Private Sector Board Members

  • Bryan Furlong – Mountain West Bank
  • Candice Pate – Sun Valley Film Festival
  • Cody Langbehn – St. Luke’s Wood River
  • Dan Olmstead – Idaho Power
  • Ed Johnson – Cold Springs Capital
  • Jack Barriteau – Trail Creek Fund, LLC
  • Linda Haavik – Haavik Land-use Consulting
  • Matt McNeal – American Capital Advisory
  • Mike Goitiandia – Clear Creek Disposal
  • Patrick Buchannan – State Farm Insurance
  • Rick LeFaivre – Venture Capitalist, Retired
  • Rob Reeves – Redfish Technology
  • Steve Mills – Webb Landscaping, Retired
  • Walt Denekas – Sawtooth Forensics

Public Sector Board Members

  • Bryce Ternet – City of Sun Valley
  • Chris Koch – City of Bellevue
  • Courtney Hamilton – City of Ketchum
  • Jacob Greenberg – Blaine County
  • Jerry Miller – Idaho Department of Commerce
  • Kaz Thea – City of Hailey
  • Mike Higgs – Carey / Picabo Chamber of Commerce