News release: Little appoints Perkins as Idaho Department of Finance director.

Gov. Brad Little has appointed Patti Perkins as director of the Idaho Department of Finance.  

Perkins has worked in banking for nearly 30 years, in business and human resources roles. She worked with Bank of America and KeyBank in Boise. Her most recent position at KeyBank was senior vice president over the retail bank in Idaho. Since her time with KeyBank, Perkins has worked for T-Mobile and the City of Meridian as human resources director until purchasing her human resources consulting business, Calyx-Weaver & Associates, in January 2016.  

“I am so honored to have this opportunity to work with the State of Idaho and Governor Little,” Perkins said. “I am looking forward to supporting his vision of economic development in the state in this important role.” Perkins will take over for Acting Director Mary Hughes on January 13, 2020.  

“I want to thank Mary for her dedicated service to the State of Idaho,” Little said. “I look forward to working with Patti in her new role as director to continue the positive economic momentum Idaho is experiencing.”