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Jamie Anthony, Class Member

Social Media Manager, Videographer,

Empower Project Manager, Stuart's Media Group


Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I manage the day to day operations in our office. I oversee our Endowment Board who is responsible for an annual grant cycle where we fund money to local non-profit organizations. Our mission is to enhance health in our region so everything we do focuses on that.


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?:  We built the Portneuf Wellness Complex, an 80-acre park that provides free recreational use to our community. It was a laborious project to be involved in since inception but has been so rewarding to watch the public use and enjoy it.


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck, Pocatello Chiefs


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:I loved the whole experience of Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck. I loved touring through our community and learning all about local businesses and what they offer. I loved the networking opportunity it provided me and still keep in touch with many of my class members. I also loved serving on the board and being able to participate in growing and improving the program. Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck definitely helped me grow as a business professional.​


Contact info:suzanne@portneufhealthtrust.org


Briefly describe your responsibilities:  Loan Officer


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?:  Branch Manager


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  Leadership Pocatello/Chubbuck; Pocatello Rotary


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

As a new resident of Pocatello, I would like to be more involved within this community and this program is a great way to achieve that. I would like to get to know my fellow community members and business owners, where I hope to make a positive impact with the people I meet and the organizations they serve.  


Contact info:  revans@dlevans.com


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Josh Chappell, Class Member

General Manager, JAKERS Bar and Grill


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Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I am the new accounts representative. I am responsible for opening, and closing accounts of all types. I help customers with online banking and other products we offer. I help with all account issues as well including stop payments, debit card disputes, and many other things.  I am also a supervisor. I help the teller line with tasks above their approval limit. 


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?: 

I was promoted from the teller line to the new accounts office within the first year of working with the bank, and a supervisor roll soon after. 


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement: I am new to the professional world, and have not had any opportunities to participate in many activities. I look forward to having a chance to participate in Leadership to change this.


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

I would like to be apart of leadership to gain more skills in leadership, and grow personally and professionally in this aspect. To meet more people in the community who have professional interests like mine and to have a chance to learn more about our community. 

​​Contact info: scooper@ccb-idaho.com


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Mike Mendez, Board Member

Sales Manager, Shoshone Bannock Hotel and Event Center


Suzanne Riley,Board Past-President

Operations Manager, Portneuf HealthTrust


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Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I help customers with loans, new accounts, IRA's and all member services. 


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?: 

I consider my current position my highest responsibility.


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement: Relay for Life-Team Captain, Environmental Fair-Team Captain, Festival of Trees-Team Captain, Simply Christmas Festival of Trees at the Pine Ridge Mall-Team Captain, Chubbuck Days Parade, ISU Homecoming Parade, Ice Cream Zoofari-volunteer.   


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

I am hoping to learn more about the inner workings of our community and hope to gain new skills and knowledge of how I can be helpful in furthering our community.  I also want to meet new people within our community that share some of the same interests and goals.  

​​Contact info: sdominguez408@westmark.org


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Josh Bringhurst, Facilitator

Assistant Branch Manager, ISU Credit Union


Neil Burrows, Facilitator

Reliability Engineer, Simplot


Aaron McCabe, Class Member

Event Coordinator, Idaho Central Credit Union

Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I develop partnerships with employer groups in Idaho in order to qualify their employees for membership.


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?: 

I cover a fairly large territory spanning Eastern Idaho, Northern Utah and our Nevada branches. I am responsible for coordinating SEG efforts in those regions while training and developing branch employees. 


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement: Currently I am the VP of the Zoo Idaho Zoological Society, an ISU Alumni Association board member, a Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber Leadership board member, and an Elevate Leadership Summit committee member. 


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

Having already graduated from the Leadership program, I can say that I not only gained some lifelong friends but was also able to learn so much more about the community I live in and the amazing people who live here. I became much more involved with the Chamber and have enjoyed making many new connections. 

​​Contact info: cleatham@macu.com


Briefly describe your responsibilities:  Improve the productivity of the plant through asset management & continuous improvement.


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?:  Getting by Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  Leadership Pocatello/Chubbuck


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

I am not from Pocatello, so the Leadership program was an exciting opportunity to learn more about the community. 


Contact info:  neil.burrows@simplot.com


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Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I am the General Manager.


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?: 

The opening of Jakers in Pocatello. Having been only the Assistant GM at my previous location, stepping up to the GM position and being put in charge of most of the operations in-order to get it open has been both the most responsibility that has been placed on my shoulders, but also the greatest achievement by being the person that got it opened in the timeline that was given. 


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement: Junior High Football Coach - Boise


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

I think that I could be a good addition to what I hear is a great program to be apart of. I would hope to gain knowledge about the community that I am new to and be someone who would do the things that needed to be done to make it a better place. 

​​Contact info: josh@jakers.com


Julie Thomas, Class Member
Regional Development Manager, Make-A-Wish Idaho


Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I oversee the various functions of this department of 30.  We help members during financial hardships that need loan modifications or financial counseling.  We also handle various aspects of collections and asset management.  


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?:  I am exceptionally good at reading people and negotiation.  My greatest pride comes from teaching young people and watching them grow to be successful.  I have had tremendous success with dozens of young people growing into their careers and finding success.


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  Leadership Pocatello/Chubbuck;

Portneuf Greenway Foundation - Event Organizer
Gateway Habitat for Humanity - Executive Board Treasurer
CUNA - Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor
Last Man Standing - Event Organizer


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

​I am a long time resident of Pocatello with many family and friends here.  I want to see Pocatello continue to grow and develop into a fun and safe community for my family to live in.  I want to be a part of making Pocatello a better place to live and meet other community leaders with similar desires.


Contact info:  tbutler@iccu.com


Susan Dominguez, Class Member

Full Service Officer, Westmark Credit Union

Briefly describe your responsibilities:  Accelerated learning of lending operations and management, learn and perform lending functions including underwriting, processing, funding and other duties. I develop teamwork and cooperation of personnel to meet goals. Make sure to manage projects to ensure attainment of key goals and initiatives. I provide effective coach to needs based selling while coaching and development to team members.


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?: 

Improving my team and setting them up for successes. 


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement: United Way of Southeastern Idaho Board Member (I was a board member and headed up the 60th year celebration.) Southeastern ISU Alumni Chapter President (We planned events for local ISU alumni to bring them back to ISU and meet fellow alumni.) Military Affairs Committee (Helped with events being planned by the group.) ICCU Invest in Success Committee (We plan events for team members to celebrate our success.) Football Alumni Team Board Member (We promote and support the ISU football team and plan a yearly scholarship golf tournament.) ISU Alumni Association Board Member (The Alumni Association helps to fund student scholarships, publish the ISU Magazine, host reunions, sponsor awards, recognition's and generally support Bengal Alumni.)


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

I want to participate in Leadership because I know I will learn a lot that I can't learn from a book and to meet new business people from the area. (It also looks like a lot of fun!) I hope to gain new tools and experiences that I can take back to my role at ICCU and make me a better leader. 

​​Contact info: amccabe@iccu.com


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Tommy Butler, Class Member

Director of Member Assistance, Idaho Central Credit Union


Shea Cooper, Class Member

New Account Representative, Citizen's Community Bank

Lee Ann Hancock, Class Member

Social Media Manager, Videographer,

Empower Project Manager, Stuart's Media Group


Josh Hartman, Class Member

Mortgage Loan Officer, D.L. Evans Bank


Briefly describe your responsibilities:  Customer service, building relationships and helping Citizens Community Bank grow


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?: Absolutely my family. I feel very blessed to have found my soul mate/best friend in which we share two wonderful children. It truly has been rewarding to watch them grow into adulthood and figure out their paths in life.


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  I’ve been very fortunate to be an active part of the SEICAA Board since 2012. I truly believe in SEICAA’s mission statement and love all the wonderful things they do for Pocatello and are surrounding Communities. I’m currently excited to be in my second year on the Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck board. I’m also a newly voted board member for SBYC. I have a deep passion for biking and skiing. I’ve been a ski instructor at Pebble Creek for the past 10 years in which I truly enjoy sharing my passion for skiing with children. I Love Pebble Creek!!!


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

I’m a 2015-2016 graduate of Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck. I was amazed all I learned about Pocatello-Chubbuck from this program. We in this community have amazing Businesses and Leaders. I was able to do a lot of networking which helped me grow professionally. I built friendships that’ll cherish forever.

​​Contact info: Kathy.moldenhauer64@gmail.com


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​​Coleman Anderson, Class Member

Optometrist, Alameda Vision Center

Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I am an eye doctor.


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?: 

My family


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement: LDS Church leadership, Adult and Young Men
US Army, Captain and Optometrist, Honorable Discharge 2013, Gate City BNI (Business Networking International), VP 2016, Pocatello Chamber of Commerce member, American Optometric Association member, active since 2005


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

To learn more about the community, meet new people and serve

​​Contact info: colemananderson@gmail.com


Richie Evans, Class Member

Loan Officer, D.L. Evans Bank


Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I am a supervisor over 3 facility locations serving children and adults with developmental disabilities.  I am responsible for the facilities remaining in compliance with both Federal and State regulations.  


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?: 

My highest responsibility is training me employees to effective care for individuals who have complex needs, many of whom cannot communicate their basic wants and needs.  I have worked through the company ladder completing every position underneath me on the organizational chart.  One of my greatest career achievements has been completing another undergraduate degree while working full-time.  


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  Relay for Life - American Cancer Society - I held 3 different volunteer positions with this organization.  1) Silent Auction Chair; 2) Co-Chair of the event; 3) Chair Person of the event.  I was responsible for organizing volunteers to help with the different areas of the event, soliciting teams and donations from the community for cancer research. 
Board of Directors - Pocatello Community Charter School - I have been with the PCCS Board of Directors for about 3 years now helping shape the future for the school through policies revisions and other decisions related to staff hiring and budgets.
Kind Community - I am new to this organization but I hope to help bring Kindness to the Community of Pocatello/Chubbuck shaping the way adults and children act and react to one another.  


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

I want to further my involvement with my community so that my children can be proud of the work I contributed to society.  As I get older, raising children, I feel I have a greater understanding of the importance of community.  I also feel that a  community is only as good as it's leaders and community members' involvement.  I hope to gain additional skills in my leadership abilities, communication skills and get to know other community leaders for future projects.  

​​Contact info: jamieanthony415@gmail.com


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Briefly describe your responsibilities:  Mortgage Loans


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?: Helping families achieve the American dream of home ownership 


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  Leadership Pocatello/Chubbuck, Rotary


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

I know several people that have graduated from the program that have all told me I need to get involved in this. They all had positive experiences and I want that too. I grew up in this community and love it here. I would like to make new friends and meet new people in our awesome community.


Contact info:  jhartman@dlevans.com


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Kathy Anderson, Board Member

Loan Processor, Citizen's Community Bank


Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I am responsible for selling event space and hotel rooms in large group quantities.  


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?:  I have been a department Director for seven years at the casino.


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  Leadership Pocatello/Chubbuck;

Part of a program that helps fund the DARE program in Bonneville County

Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

​I found it to be an awesome experience.


Contact info:  Michael.Mendez@shobanhotel.com


Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I manage day to day operations of the branch.  


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?:  Personal - my daughter Maylee; Professional - Getting my Master's Degree (MBA)


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  Leadership Pocatello/Chubbuck; Teal Team VI


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

​For a better understanding of what it means to be a leader and to gain skills to work with others better.  Also, to carry on the spirit of service throughout the community.


Contact info:  jbringhurst@isucu.net


Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I am the only staff to represent Southeast Idaho as our home office is located in Boise.  I work directly with wish families, recruit volunteers, fund-raise in multiple capacities, medical outreach, process new referrals, guest speaker and I always proudly advocate our mission.


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?:  For over 13 years I have helped change the lives of local wish children (children with life-threatening medical conditions) and their families by granting the child's most heartfelt wish.  I have been an intricate part of fundraising, raising over a million dollars for our chapter.


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:Networking and getting to know members in our community as well as them learning about the Mission of Make-A-Wish. 


Contact info:jthomas@idaho.wish.org


Cassey Leatham, Board Member

SEG Relationship Manager, Mountain America Credit Union

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Briefly describe your responsibilities:  I am the Social Media Manager, Videographer, and

Empower Project Manager


What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career achievement so far?: 

Working in social media and watching a client's social pages go from "zero to sixty" in a short

amount of time has been amazing!


Organizations/Activities/Community Involvement:  Lewis Clark Valley Chamber of Commerce - Marketing & Events Manager, Rockin' on the River Co-Chair, Chair, and Beer Garden Manager, Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce - Active Chamber Champs Participant, Portneuf Valley Bruisers Roller Derby Association - Blocker, Director of Finance, Referee


Why do you want to participate in, and what do you hope to gain from Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck?:

I was incredibly immersed in my community when I lived in the Lewis Clark Valley. I was the Director of Sales & Catering for a hotel there, served on the Hells Canyon Visitor Bureau and Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committees. I was also very involved with many other volunteer organizations such as Rockin' on the River (an outdoor summer music festival), and in line to become the President of the Lewis Clark Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors when I was recruited to work for them as the Marketing & Events Manager. I have lived in Pocatello for nearly four years and feel it is time to learn more, do more, and become a more engaged, supportive part of my community, both with my time and my resources. It's a priority for me, regardless of where I live.

​​Contact info: leeann@stuartsmedia.com