Bob Pothier is currently the executive director of the Eastern Idaho Entrepreneurial Center as well as a partner with the RenewableTech Ventures and Epic Ventures. Prior to his work in the Eastern Idaho region, Pothier was Rockford Corporation chairman and chief executive officer. He is a graduate of the Executive Program at Stanford University and holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Brigham Young University.

Bob was the Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year in the State of Arizona in 1990. In addition, he has been the owner and president of his own consulting firm, providing high-level business consultation to various multi-million dollar corporations. Bob specializes in management team building, sales and marketing strategy development. Bob and his wife are the parents of nine children and grandparents to thirty-one (and counting) grandchildren.