Kasey Thompson Earns Idaho Entrepreneur Award

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(Newswire.net — April 30, 2016) Boise, Idaho — April 25, 2016) Kasey Thompson Idaho entrepreneur and Chief Executive of Idaho’s Freight Brokerage TNT Logistics Inc. is named Idaho’s Business Owner of the Year in 2015. This is already Kasey’s 2 nd time winning the prestigious award as he also won the same award in 2009. This makes him the only person in Idaho history who has won the aforementioned award twice. This winner of this award winning page was chosen by a panel of 20 past winners.

Terry Maguire, Chairman of the Idaho Business group said “Kasey Thompson has done more for the state of Idaho than most people in the past 10 years, he is a class act and a genious charismatic business man”. Maguire went on to praise some of Thompson’s accomplishments including the biggest sporting event in Idaho history; the HBO Pay­Per­View fight of Roy Jones, Jr., an American professional boxer, at Qwest Arena in downtown Boise. In addition, Kasey put on the largest outdoor event in the history of Idaho which was held over a weekend in Eagle, Idaho. The event, called Ribfest, got over 100,000 people in attendance.

He earned his MBA from Boise State in International Business & Marketing. The executive board also took into consideration that since 1999 Thompson has built from the ground up seven multi­-million dollar companies, Cedar Creek International, Halo International, Knockout Promotions, Stone Creek Development, Thompson Investments, TNT Logistics and Xtreme International. According to interviews with several members of the selection panel; A key reason Thompson is a 2 time Idaho Business Owner of the Year is his give back to the community attitude. He has exerted a lot of time to Boys & Girls Clubs, Optimist, United Way, Woman & Children Alliance, and Wounded Warrier Fund.

Kasey’s reputation as a successful entrepreneur has placed him on the cover of over 25 top business magazines so far this year. He was named Idaho Business Owner the year not just for his savvy business skills but also for his work in the community to better the state of Idaho. The selection panel was impressed that Thompson started his career in business very early in his life. He was eight years old when he started his first company. 

About Kasey Thompson

K. Thompson of Idaho is the Chairman and Chief Executive of Idaho’s Freight Brokerage TNT Logistics Inc. He was named as Idaho’s Business Owner of the Year in 2015, making this his second time winning the award after first winning it in 2009. In 2002, he established Cedar Creek Communications—his first multi-million dollar company. He then went on to start six more companies which eventually became multi-million dollar corporations like the first one.

Kasey Thompson

1910 University Dr
Boise, Idaho 83725
United States