Who We Are

Dana Kirkham – CEO REDI

Dana Kirkham is the CEO for the Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho (REDI).  Established in April 2015, REDI is a public/private partnership established to help diversify and strengthen the economies of the fourteen counties of Eastern Idaho by retaining and attracting business to the region. 

As CEO of REDI, Ms. Kirkham will work closely with community partners to promote economic development through expansion of existing business and by implementing a focused consistent marketing program to attract new businesses to the region.

Prior to joining REDI, Ms. Kirkham served as the Mayor of the City of Ammon. She served two terms on the Ammon City council, six of those years as the Council President. She serves on the Regional Development Alliance and as Board Chair of the Idaho Innovation Center. She is a member of the Energy Communities Alliance (ECA), the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Idaho Economic Development Association (IEDA), and the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC). 


Shelley Campbell  – Administrative Assistant REDI

Shelley Campbell joined the Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho (REDI) team in August of 2018.  As a native to Idaho Falls, Shelley has strong ties to the area and is passionate about strengthening the economies throughout the region. 

Prior to joining REDI, Shelley served the community in a variety of administrative capacities.  She is excited to be working with the rest of the REDI team to build a stronger economy throughout the region.