Idaho Power Hires Megan Ronk for New Business Development Position

The former Idaho Department of Commerce Director will play a key role in helping the company attract, expand and retain key customers as Director of Business Innovation and Development.

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho Power has hired Megan Ronk to be its Director of Business Innovation and Development. Ronk, the current Director of the Idaho Department of Commerce, begins work Jan. 2 at Idaho Power’s corporate headquarters in downtown Boise.

“Megan is a great addition to the Idaho Power team,” said Darrel Anderson, President and CEO of IDACORP and Idaho Power. “Megan’s proven leadership skills, business innovation experience and strong relationships in our community make her a perfect fit for this position.”

The Director of Business Innovation and Development is a new role at Idaho Power. In it, Ronk will support the state of Idaho and local communities in attracting, expanding and retaining business customers. She also will help develop, advance and evaluate long-term strategic direction and business opportunities for the company.

“I am thrilled with this exciting opportunity to bring my passion for expanding Idaho’s economy to Idaho Power,” Ronk said. “It is a privilege and honor to join a team that that is focused on being a partner in economic development, and I look forward to leveraging my background to support this mission and the company’s ongoing commitment to its customers.”

Ronk has been with the Idaho Department of Commerce since 2012. She worked as a public information officer and chief operating officer before being promoted to director in January 2016. Ronk previously served as executive director for the Idaho Meth Project. She is a graduate of The College of Idaho and holds an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

About Idaho Power Company:

Idaho Power, headquartered in Boise, Idaho, and locally operated since 1916, is an electric utility that employs more than 2,000 people who serve approximately 542,000 customers throughout a 24,000-square-mile area in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon. With 17 low-cost hydroelectric projects as the core of its diverse generation portfolio, Idaho Power’s residential, business and agricultural customers pay among the nation’s lowest rates for electricity. IDACORP Inc. (NYSE: IDA), Idaho Power’s independent publicly traded parent company, is also headquartered in Boise, Idaho. To learn more, visit www.idahopower.com or www.idacorpinc.com.

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