The Boise State Alumni Association announced the addition of five new board members. Each will serve three-year terms on the board.
Jonathan Wheatley (‘17, ‘21 MS in Accounting and Taxation) is an associate in Hawley Troxell’s transactional practice group and the government affairs/lobbying practice group, where he represents clients with issues in healthcare, technology and energy. With a background in transactional law and expertise in contract drafting and review, healthcare regulatory compliance, business negotiations, taxation and intellectual property, Wheatley counsels clients navigating complex legal issues and government affairs challenges.
Wheatley also holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Idaho College of Law, which he completed in 2021. During his time in law school, he served as the editor of the Idaho Law Review, where he oversaw all operations and publications. He was also an extern at St. Luke’s Health System and a research assistant for the American Business Law Journal.
Wheatley enjoys various outdoor activities in his free time, including hiking, paddleboarding, snowboarding, gym, and rock climbing. He is passionate about maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle and finding new and exciting ways to physically and intellectually challenge himself.
Michael Gillis (‘95, BA Business Management) used his degree and time at Boise State to catapult into a career in consumer packaged goods within the grocery industry. He has worked with firms ranging from Revlon, Hershey and ConAgra Brands to Westminster Pet Products. He believes his success was started and could only have been achieved with his time spent and lessons learned while studying at Boise State University. He lives in Boise with his two daughters Clare and Shea. They are avid Bronco fans and season ticket holders. When not cheering in Albertsons Stadium or ExtraMile Arena, you can find them outside enjoying everything Idaho offers with their dog Trooper.
Clay Boeckel (‘17, BA Business Administration) is an associate attorney with Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group specializing in tax and estate planning. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from Boise State University, he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Idaho College of Law where he was chief executive editor of The Idaho Law Review. He continued to work in tax and estate planning at a Boise-based firm he had interned with until moving to New York to further his education in tax law. Clay completed his Master of Laws in taxation at the New York University School of Law before returning to Boise. His interests outside of the office include chess, golf, Boise State football and travel.
Paul Sheldon (’16, ‘17, BS and MS Accountancy) is with the audit and risk advisory firm Deloitte & Touche, where he works in financial audit and advisory practice. He has a passion for working within his community in various ways including planning participation in events like Treefort Music Fest and St. Luke’s Kids for a Night. When not skiing, biking or golfing, he can be found at one of Boise’s restaurants or working on a service project for various volunteer committees, including at Boise State University.
Brett Davis (‘17, BS Finance) was active in fraternity life and as a student advisor while at Boise State. He currently works for Artium, where he helps teams of all shapes and sizes hire tech talent all across the globe. He is a Boise State Bronco of the Last Decade “BOLD” committee member who enjoys trips to the dog park, trying new recipes and sunny days on the golf course in his free time.
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