Business & Community Development Advisors

Business & community development advisors work closely with community leaders and organizations to build and maintain lasting, strategic relationships. Their work helps to support our company’s business objectives and increase shareowner value, while at the same time enhancing the quality of life in our communities.

Advisors actively participate in the communities they serve by managing Idaho Power’s local contributions and implementing the company’s economic development initiatives.

Contact the business & community development advisor nearest you:

Mark Lupo
Power, Bannock and Bingham County communities, Salmon service area communities
Phone: 208-236-7730

Dan Olmstead
Twin Falls
Twin Falls, Jerome, Gooding, Blaine, Minidoka, Cassia, Camas and Lincoln County communities
Phone: 208-736-3210

Blake Watson
Ada County cities except Boise and Garden City, Valley and Elmore county communities, Riggins and New Meadows
Phone: 208-388-2413

Bryan Wewers
Ada County cities of Boise and Garden City, Gem and Boise county communities
Phone: 208-388-2411

Mike Ybarguen
Oregon Service area, Canyon, Owyhee, Payette, Washington and Adams county communities
Phone: 208-465-8653

Relocating or Expanding Your Business?

If you are looking to relocate or expand your business in Idaho or eastern Oregon, our team is ready to help. We offer reduced costs, clean energy, energy efficiency incentives and personal service. We can also help facilitate connections throughout the region to make you feel right at home. Learn more by visiting our Economic Development page.