June 2019

Private Investors Growing Southern Idaho's Economy

Business Plus Second Quarter Meeting

Business Plus held its Second Quarter Meeting on May 23rd in Jerome, Idaho, with 80 people attending.  Thank you to our co-sponsors  Darigold, Idaho Central Credit Union, and Stratus Communications, and host  Con Paulos, Inc.

Con Paulos, Business Plus President, welcomes business leaders.
Click for Slides:

Connie Stopher, Executive Director 
Southern Idaho Economic Development 
Ongoing Business Recruitment, Talent Attraction, Rural Services and Season 2 of the #SecretsOutIdaho Podcasts. 

Larry Hall, Executive Director  Jerome 20/20
Multiple city and county projects, dairy processor expansions, and Precision Aviation's new fixed-base operations at the Jerome airport.

Dan Wilhelm, Thornton Oliver Keller
Magic Valley Market Update including Office, Industrial, and Retail, lease and vacancy rates for Twin Falls and Jerome.

Jerry Miller, Economic Development Specialist, Idaho Department of Commerce
Opportunity Zones in Idaho: What they are, how they were designated, and investment benefits. 

Dear Prospective Investor,

Businesses want to grow, and they can in a community with a thriving economy. People need jobs, good paying jobs, so they can buy homes, raise families, and enjoy the opportunities the community offers. Southern Idaho has seen fabulous growth and our businesses are the beneficiary of that growth. More companies want to land here to be part of our success. It is easy to be part of this success - invest in Business Plus!

If you are not an investor yet, let's talk...give me a call:   208-539-6470.

Rebecca Wildman, Executive Director

SelectUSA and Idaho



Why IS Southern Idaho a Leader in Food Processing?



Opportunity for Business Plus Investors -  "Secret's Out Idaho"

Southern Idaho Economic Development invites Business Plus investors to sponsor a podcast, including  creative input on the ad language, show notes, and social media mentions. 
              • 15 sec. pre-roll ad $100
              • 30 sec. mid-roll ad $150
              • 15 sec. pre-roll and 60 sec. mid-roll ad $250
Sponsorship will help support Southern Idaho's Rural Economic Development (REDs) program and offers a great way to advertise and support the #SecretsOutIdaho campaign. Contact Connie Stopher at  connies@southernidaho.org or 208-732-6459. 

Thank You to New and Renewing Investors!

  • Farmers Bank
  • HC Construction, Inc.
  • United Electric Co-op, Inc.
  • Westfall & Westfall, CPAs / Impact Athletic Club
  • Doug Brown (Legacy Leader)
  • Lance Clow (Legacy Leader)
  • Alan Horner (Legacy Leader)
  • Jan Rogers (Legacy Leader)

Check Presentations

TitleOne Corp
L-R:  Jessica Meade, Rebecca Wildman, and Randi Fischer

Dot Foods

L-R: Megan Bair (HR Coordinator), Corey Wilson (General Manager), and Rebecca Wildman

Become an Investor!  

Give me a call! 

Rebecca Wildman

Campaign Investors

PLATINUM ($10,000-$25,000)
First Federal*
D.L. Evans Bank
Idaho Central Credit Union
McCain Foods
Project Mutual Telephone (PMT)*

GOLD ($5,000-$9,999)
Clif Bar
Cooper Norman, CPAs
Dairy West
Idaho Dairymen's Association
Idaho National Lab (INL)*
Idaho Power*
St. Luke's Magic Valley*
Woodbury Corporation
   Magic Valley Mall, Target, Best Buy
   & Dick's Shopping Centers

SILVER ($2,500-$4,999)
American Real Estate & Appraisal*
Dot Foods
EHM Engineers, Inc.
Elevation 486
Farmers Bank
Givens Pursley, LLP
Intermountain Gas Company*
Magic Valley Electric
Mountain West Realty
Mr. Gas*
NOVOLEX/Hilex Poly
Oasis Stop 'N Go & Travelers' Oasis*
PCA Packaging Corporation of America *
Starr Corporation*
United Electric Co-op, Inc.
Washington Federal
Watkins Distributing*
Wells Fargo Bank
WillTran, Inc.
Zions Bank

BRONZE ($1,000-$2,499)
Alliance Title & Escrow*
Banner Bank
Best Western Burley Inn
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices 
   Idaho Homes & Properties
Blue Lakes Inn / Snake River Pool 
   & Spa
Cassia Regional Hospital -  Intermountain 
Collins Connection -  Kent & Cindy Collins
   Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices*
Con Paulos Chevrolet
Eastern Idaho Railroad (EIRR)*
Farm Bureau Insurance
First American Title Company
Goode Motor Auto Group
HC Construction, Inc.
J-U-B Engineers
K&T Steel*
Lytle Signs
Minidoka Memorial Hospital
Nelson & Co.
Nu-Vu Glass
BRONZE (Cont.)
St. Luke's Jerome*
Sterling Urgent Care
Titlefact, Inc.*
Thorton Oliver Keller
U.S. Bank
Ward Orthodontics
Westfall & Westfall CPAs / Impact
    Athletic Club*
Wills Toyota*

COMMUNITY ($250-$999) 
Boccard Life Sciences
Cable One
CTR-Cleanup & Total Restoration
Devil's Corral
Family Health Services
Gem State Welders Supply*
Moss Greenhouses
New Leaf Properties
North Canyon Medical Center
Oregon Trail RV Park
Stevens Pierce & Associates CPAs*
Stratus Communications, LLC
United Way of South Central Idaho

New Level for Individual Investors
Jan Rogers

Best Western Burley Inn
Cable One
Con Paulos Chevrolet
D.L. Evans Bank
Dot Foods
Elevation 486
Farm Bureau Insurance
First Federal
Goode Motor Auto Group
Idaho Central Credit Union
Intermountain Gas Company
Minidoka Memorial Hospital
Mountain West Realty
Mr. Gas / Mr. Wash
NOVOLEX / Hilex Poly
Packaging Specialties of Idaho (PSI)
PCA Packaging Corporation of America
Project Mutual Telephone (PMT)
Sorans Restaurants, Inc.
Starr Corporation
Stone House & Co.
Stratus Communications, LLC
United Electric Co-op, Inc.
U.S. Bank
Watkins Distributing
Wells Fargo Bank
Willamette Dental Group

*indicates 10+ years of support since 2003

Private Investors Growing Southern Idaho's Economy

Rebecca Wildman, Executive Director