Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, IDACORP, Inc. and Idaho Power
Ken Petersen, Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of IDACORP and Idaho Power, assumed these roles in January 2014.
Peterson began his career at Idaho Power in November 1998. Prior to joining Idaho Power, he worked for several well-known Idaho companies, including Blue Cross of Idaho and Trus Joist. Petersen has more than 20 years of experience in a number of financial, operational and strategic roles within small and large organizations.
Petersen is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) and holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and computer information systems from Boise State University. He also earned his Master of Business Administration from Boise State, graduating with honors. Additionally, he is a graduate of the University of Idaho's Public Utility Executive course and Boise State’s Management and Supervisory Series.