Rachel Storm named executive director at Life Care Center
BOISE — Life Care Center of Boise, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, welcomes a new executive director, Rachel Storm.
Storm comes to Life Care Center of Boise from The Healthcare Resort of Kansas City, Kansas, where she served as executive director. Prior to that, she was a nursing professor at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas. She has been a registered nurse for 25 years and has experience in pediatrics and hospital medicine in addition to senior care. She started out her career in health care as a certified nursing assistant at age 16.
Storm has an Ed.D. in ethical leadership, a double master’s degree in health care administration and nursing education and a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is currently relocating to the Boise area with her husband, Dan, and their dog, Darci.
Lactalis names site director for Nampa plant
Nampa — Lactalis American Group Inc. has named Kelly Johnston as the site director of its food production facility in Nampa. It is the largest manufacturing facility for the company, said a press release, and one of the largest plants in the world owned by LAG parent company Lactalis Group.
Johnston’s experience at the Nampa LAG facility adds up to nearly 20 years between two separate stints from 1989 – 2004 and 2015 – present. He moves into the role of site director after spending four years as plant director in the Fresh Mozzarella Manufacturing Division.
As site director, Johnston will oversee all plant operations, budget management, tracking of key performance indicators and team organization within the facility, which employs over 700 people.
Johnston holds more than 15 years of management experience in the dairy industry. Prior experience includes plant manager in Gooding, Idaho for Glanbia Foods, and later for Arthur Schuman West LLC and Saputo Cheese USA both in southern California.
Idaho State Historical Society signs on new historian
BOISE — The Idaho State Historical Society has hired a new state historian who “will serve as an essential resource to Idahoans in communities across the state,” said a press release.
HannaLore Hein graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s in History and Ethnic Studies and a certificate in Western American Studies from the University of Colorado, Boulder. In 2015, she graduated with a master’s in Applied Historical Research from Boise State University.
She then joined Stevens Historical Research Associates as a research historian and moved to director of business development there.
HannaLore will serve as the agency’s fifth state historian, and first woman, in the almost 70-year history of the position.