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Kevin Alan Jones

Kevin Alan Jones (R) Boise, formed Harmonic Investment Advisers in Boise and has 28 years of experience in the financial industry, according to a biography provided to media.

Jones also served as the chief investment officer and chief operating officer for D.B. Fitzpatrick & Company, where he oversaw investment-related functions of the $850 million of assets under management in addition to overseeing the day to day operations of the firm.

Prior to that, Jones was senior vice president and senior portfolio manager at ICM Asset Management where he managed the Smid-Cap Value strategy of $680 million. He reported managing more than $400 million of mutual funds for UBS Paine Weber, JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch.

He said his experience in finance makes him qualified to hold the treasurer’s seat in Idaho’s current economic forecast.

Jones is the former president of the CFA Society of Idaho, a former member of the Finance Council of St. John’s Parish and a former member of the Board of Directors for Catholic Charities of Idaho. He also sits on the Advisory Council of Boise State University’s College of Business and Economics.

He has been a contributor to local and national media such as the Idaho Business Review, Bloomberg and CNBC, and a guest lecturer at Boise State University and Gonzaga University.

Jones is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Tom Kealey

Tom Kealey (R) Boise, and his family have a long history of living and working in Idaho. Since he was young, Tom has worked hard to become an entrepreneur and develop his financial skills while being fiscally conservative.

On behalf of his clients and stakeholders when on business boards, Kealey recommends conservative investments and collaborative service. He is a fiscal conservative with a breadth of financial knowledge and experience that will serve Idahoans well.

As co-owners of Chicago Connection, Tom and his wife Joy have enjoyed working together and serving the community. While owning and operating small businesses, they have also invested in private companies and real estate in Idaho for many years.

They have actively supported numerous charitable organizations and educational institutions throughout Idaho for many years. Tom and Joy have been married for over 39 years and have raised three sons in Idaho.

As a life-long Republican, Tom believes in protecting Idaho’s constitution and making safe, sound investments to protect monies.

As State Treasurer, Tom will maximize returns at competitive costs for the betterment of Idaho’s future. He believes it is the right time for him to share his financial skills and vision at the state level as your next Republican treasurer.

Source: Candidate's website

Vicky McIntyre

Vicky McIntyre (R) Boise, born to entrepreneurial parents, has owned her own business, been a business consultant, computer analyst, quality manager, executive director for a not-for-profit and a college professor. Vicky worked for the Ada County Assessor's office for two years as a management analyst prior to being elected over 15 years ago.

Vicky’s education includes an Associate’s Degree in Computer Programming, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a MBA. She has studied finance, economics, accounting, business and computers.

Vicky recognizes education as an opportunity for life-long learning by regularly attending workshops and teaching symposiums.

Volunteer service is an active part of Vicky’s life. She has volunteered to conduct financial audits for her church and the Episcopal Diocese of Idaho. Vicky has been a member of the American Society for Quality since 1988 and is currently the Chairperson for the Western Idaho section.

Over the years Vicky has received honors from organizations where she has worked and contributed time. In 1987, she received the "Woman of the Year" award from the American Business Women’s Association of Boise. In 1993, she received the William Clemens Quality Award for her cost saving projects at Bankers Systems Inc. She was named the "Conference Speaker of the Year" at the Dyleague conference in 1994 for her talk about “Removing Buggy Code Through Automated Testing”. Her name appears in several volumes of “Who’s Who”.

For the past 15 years Vicky has been an educator, sharing her management expertise and computer programming knowledge with aspiring college students. Along with teaching, Vicky facilitated many student internships and study abroad programs that assisted student learning.

Vicky’s greatest skill is the ability to listen and then use her analytical and collaborative skills to involve the right people in a solution.

Source: Ada County website