Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder, President and CEO, Chobani

And then somebody here (Twin Falls) grows up, goes to high school and college and university or whatever (and says) ‘Why do I have to go to (an)other place?  Twin Falls is cool enough.’  There’s enough innovation happening here, there’s… Read more “Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder, President and CEO, Chobani”

Kit Crawford, Co-Owner and Co-Chief Visionary Officer, Clif Bar & Company

From the moment that we first stepped foot in Twin Falls, we felt an immediate connection with the city’s people, natural surroundings and community. Today we’re extending the Clif Bar family to Twin Falls and are thrilled to be joining… Read more “Kit Crawford, Co-Owner and Co-Chief Visionary Officer, Clif Bar & Company”

Gary Erickson, Founder, Clif Bar & Company

We’re excited. We’ve come a long way from a garage to this — starting our own bakery in Twin Falls, Idaho. It’s the people. It’s a wonderful community. Everybody has been super nice to us, seems like everyone works well… Read more “Gary Erickson, Founder, Clif Bar & Company”

Matt Thompson, COO, Jayco

Our executive team considered several western states when searching for the right fit for expansion. We concluded that capitalizing on the benefits offered in Twin Falls out-weighed benefits outside the state of… Read more “Matt Thompson, COO, Jayco”

Dr. Eugene Rearick, Director, Chemical Research, ARi

ARi was the research division of Amalgamated Sugar Company as was set up over 50 years ago in Twin Falls due to its central location in the company’s growing and processing area.  Our southern Idaho location is ideal thanks to… Read more “Dr. Eugene Rearick, Director, Chemical Research, ARi”


Madeleine Smith – 25

Twin Falls is one of my favorite communities because of the natural beauty, easy access to larger cities or remote areas, and the friendliness of its residents. The Magic Valley Young Professionals has been a great group to get involved… Read more “Madeleine Smith – 25”

Lucas A. Bellamy – 26

When I was offered the opportunity to relocate to Twin Falls, I had no clue what was here besides potatoes and farm ground (cliché, I know). However, from the moment I visited to find a house, I was hooked. The… Read more “Lucas A. Bellamy – 26”

Jacob Florence – 37

I really like the idea of the community helping to raise your children, because it really does take a village. When my family and I go out to an event, my wife and I can rest assured we’re not the… Read more “Jacob Florence – 37”

Rudy Ashenbrener – 30

The Magic Valley’s strong economy and focus on steady and healthy growth were two major factors in our decision to return home. There are opportunities in every direction, and the local community encourages innovation, imagination and entrepreneurial… Read more “Rudy Ashenbrener – 30”