Cathy Light Named Idaho Business Review Women of the Year

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Cathy Light Named Idaho Business Review Women of the Year


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Becky Gates
Assessment Leaders

January 10, 2012 (Boise, ID): Assessment Leaders founder and CEO Cathy Light was recently selected as one of the 2012 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year. The annual award celebrates the state’s most successful women from public, private, and charitable business sectors.

Cathy Light’s high energy and passion for helping organizations and individuals reach their highest potential have made Assessment Leaders and her other two companies—Business Builders, LLC, and HR Leaders—into thriving, successful businesses. She also serves on the Advisory Board for the Business and Economic School at Boise State University, mentors MBA students, and works as an adjunct professor teaching advanced leadership courses.

“As a relative newcomer to Idaho, I am just thrilled to receive this award,” says Ms. Light. “I love this state, and being recognized in this way by the Idaho Business Review is a tremendous honor for me.”

The annual Women of the Year awards honor working women, their contributions, and their commitment to excellence. Idaho Business Review receives hundreds of nominations for the awards each year, and a panel of judges selects 50 honorees based on work ethic, innovation, and balance. The 2012 honorees will be profiled in a special magazine to be distributed at the awards dinner on February 21.

“We truly enjoy being able to recognize some of our state’s most successful women,” said IBR Vice President and Publisher Sean Evans. “The magazine and event give us the opportunity to tell their stories and how their triumphs and challenges have shaped their lives—and our communities.”

The Idaho Business Review 2012 Women of the Year awards will be presented at a special dinner and reception on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the Boise Centre (850 W. Front St., Boise, ID 83702). The dinner begins at 7 p.m. with a reception beginning at 6 p.m. For more information about the event, see