Idaho Cutthroat Business is joined by Todd Christensen, Chief Marketing Officer for CapEd FCU. We hear about his background and professional journey to his current role with CapEd. Todd talks about the credit union's founding during the Great Depression to provide loans to educators. Wonderfully, CapEd has taken on an educator role by developing a financial app to help kids learn financial literacy. Finally, Todd tells us about his favorite local small business.
Idaho Cutthroat Business welcomes Nick Schlekeway, founder and CEO of Amherst Madison, to visit about growing up in Eagle, Idaho. Nick also shares the lessons he learned from sports, his time with the Boise State Broncos Football Program, fighting fire, and starting in real estate. We also visit about his favorite local small business.
Cutthroat Business is joined by Rep. John Vander Woude. We visit about his background (2:25) and some examples of when testimony changed where he was on a vote (6:22). He also talks about the pros of a citizen legislature (10:49) and the challenges of starting your freshman year in that body (13:07). Finally we ask Rep. Vander Woude about his advice for entrepreneurs (15:07) and his favorite local small business (17:38).
Cutthroat Business is joined by, Françoise Cleveland, Government Relations Public Policy Advisor for the AARP. We visited about her background (6:03), including running a small business with your spouse (10:21). Françoise lets us know what the AARP is doing to help older Idahoans (13:31) including: unpaid family caregivers, retirement security, and consumer advocacy. Finally, we visit about her favorite local small business (30:30).
Produced by the Boise Metro Chamber. Music provided by Boise's own, Right Shoes.
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