Howard Grimes has joined Idaho State University as vice president for research and economic development.
Nick Thiros has joined the Boise office of Eide Bailly LLP, a regional certified public accounting and business advisory firm, as a tax associate.
Dirk Robinson has joined Mitchell + Palmer, a Boise advertising agency, as chief financial officer. Josh Smith has joined as a designer.
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