Better by Association

Trent Wright

President & CEO

Trent joined the IBA staff as President and CEO in 2015. Additionally, he currently serves as the Chairman of the City of Eagle Planning & Zoning Commission the American Bankers Association Ag. Credit Task Force and the Boise Metro Chamber Financial Services Industry Advisory Board.

Trent served as the top executive for the Idaho Automobile Dealers Association from 2005 -2014. In that capacity, he was responsible for all aspects of the Association, including lobbying at both the state and federal level. His previous experience also includes working as the Government Affairs Director and Lobbyist for the Ada County REALTORS® Association, as well as serving as a Legislative Assistant in Washington, DC.

La Dawn Anderst

Exec. Vice President

La Dawn joined the IBA in 2017 as Executive Vice President where she implements all IBA events, education offerings, endorsement opportunities and associate member recruitment.

Prior to joining the IBA La Dawn had a 26 year career with the Idaho Association of REALTORS®, the last 4 as the CEO.

Service is important to La Dawn, she volunteers and supports several nonprofit organizations in her community, especially the Nampa Boys & Girls Club and 208 Cares an organization building specially adapted, mortgage-free homes for disabled Idaho Veterans.

Jeni Hall

Director of Member Services

Jeni joined the IBA staff as the Director of Membership Services in 2017.

Prior to joining the IBA she worked for the 11 years at the Idaho Association of REALTORS®, first as the Education Assistant and then the Events and Education Director.