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Idaho Business Leader of the Year

The Idaho Business Leader of the Year represents a long-standing tradition for the Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity at the Idaho State University. This year marks the 59th celebration of business values and innovation in Idaho. Each year, AKPsi students seek nominations for a deserving businessperson throughout the state of Idaho. Once nominations are received, the students then begin the selection process and planning of the formal event. With any questions, please contact

Adam Waldron, Director of Information Services at Farm Bureau Insurance, is the 59th Idaho Business Leader of the Year. Alpha Kappa Psi (Delta Upsilon chapter), the professional business fraternity at Idaho State University, will recognize Waldron at a dinner in Pocatello on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Adam Waldron is the IS Director for Farm Bureau Insurance of Idaho. His energies have most recently been focused towards Idaho Farm Bureau’s multi-million- dollar systems modernization and digital initiatives. He recently received the award of “Excellence in the Office of CIO,” which is voted on by 116 CIO-level peers across industries. Waldron also currently serves as board President for Health West, a successful and growing community health center with nine locations throughout SE Idaho. He previously worked in the healthcare industry leading transformation efforts as a healthcare executive, informatics consultant, IT Manager, and adjunct professor for health information systems. He has both a Master's in Business Administration and a Master's in Public Administration from ISU and continues to work closely with the university, hiring many of its graduates. He holds certifications in Agile, Scrum, Lean Six Sigma, GROW Coaching, and Electronic Health Records implementation. He was the catalyst behind the new and upcoming Elevate Leadership Summit, a regional event focused on enhancing leadership skills. When not engaged in work or civic activities, Waldron enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, especially exploring the natural wonders of Idaho.

Sponsorships and tickets to the dinner in Waldron's honor are available. Details are below. Click here to purchase.


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Dinner for 3 guests
Logo placed in banquet program
Spoken recognition during banquet
Logo on television screens in CoB



Dinner for 6 guests
Logo placed in banquet program
Logo on television screens in the CoB
Spoken recognition during banquet
KISU radio mention



Dinner for 7 guests
Logo placed in banquet program
Logo on television screens in the CoB
Designation in all promotions as main event sponsor
Logo displayed at entrance of event and on podium
KISU radio mention

Individual Ticket Pricing


$100 each

ISU Faculty

$45 each

Alpha Kappa Psi alumni

$35 (limit two per alumni member)

Alpha Kappa Psi brothers

$45 (limit 10 per chapter)


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209