Laurie has joined Back the Blue Idaho to help provide support to Idaho's finest with Legal and Logistics expertise. Laurie is a recent Idaho transplant, coming here from Sherwood, Oregon and is originally from the SF Bay Area. Laurie works as a corporate paralegal and stock plan manager for Halo Dx, Inc. Laurie grew up with her father as a prosecutor and judge in the SF Bay Area, which has fueled her passion for public service and does so by serving others.
Brittney, originally from southern Virginia, has now called Idaho home since 2018. Brittney often refers to herself as a corporate “drop-out chick”, after spending the majority of her career in the hotel/casino industry in Las Vegas. Since, she has been pursuing her entrepreneurial passions in order to design a life of flexibility, time & financial freedom and enjoys empowering others to do the same. She has over 25 years combined experience in owning multiple businesses in hospitality, business/self-development & beauty industries, as well as modeling, acting, and pageantry.
She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management from East Carolina University. She is currently partnered with INNOV8 Meetings+Events, a full service planning company, providing value to any company or program hosting group meetings, incentives and events!
She was cast in the hit ABC & NBC television shows, “Nashville” and “This Is Us”, served as a spokesmodel for several companies, landing her in television commercials, as well as radio and morning news segments. "I've never met a mic I didn’t like (hehe)" and she has rocked the stage as a singer, emcee and host for multiple pageants, charitable and corporate events.
She is a member of Capital Church in Meridian and enjoys giving back to her community through various charitable efforts.
Bernadette is the Regional Manager for Horizon Credit Union.
Where, “Your Path is Our Purpose”
She proudly sits on the board for Junior Achievement of Idaho where she fills her passion on educating our future leaders on the importance of financial wellbeing. Her other community involves include Meridian Leadership, Global Women’s Leadership Network, and Southwest Credit Union Chapter.
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Adnan Rudan has been in law enforcement for 14 years and currently serves as a police officer for the City of Meridian. Adnan was born in Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina and eventually immigrated to Boise, Idaho as a refugee. Growing up, Adnan always admired his father’s strength to serve others, as a police officer in Bosnia himself. He continued his father’s legacy to love the profession and being able to help other others in their moment of need.
“Good or bad, I believe that your experiences in life can make you stronger and shape you into a better person with a little optimism and a lot of grit. What happens to you, doesn't define you, but it can be used to make change - to make the world, or your community, a better place for all. And together, we can do so much more.”