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College of Business and Economics
Executive MBA Program
875 Perimeter DR MS3161
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3161

Phone: (208) 885-0555
Fax: (208) 885-5580

Email: emba@uidaho.edu

2013 EMBA CFO Panel


Jim Reid

Chief Financial Officer for Supply & Equipment Food Service Alliance (SEFA)Jim Reid has served as Chief Financial Officer at SEFA for the past 15 years. He is responsible for their financial, accounting and operational functions. Jim works closely with equipment and supply vendor committees in developing and negotiating vendor programs with manufacturers. He also develops strategy for SEFA with the executive committee. He serves on the advisory board and finance committee for Living Water International (LWI), an organization responsible for digging wells in Africa, India, and Central America. He and his wife have made numerous trips to Africa to assist in projects that provide clean water and sustainable food to those in need. Jim earned his bachelor of science in business from the University of Idaho and his MBA from Baylor University.


James A. Sabala

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for Hecla Mining Company.Mr. Sabala joined Hecla in May 2008 as Chief Financial Officer. He has over 35 years experience in the mining industry with operating companies and has participated in several financings and mergers and acquisitions. He is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. degree in Business from the University of Idaho (summa cum laude). He has also been active in several industry organizations including the Silver Institute, the World Gold Council and the Northwest Mining Association. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Idaho's College of Business and Economics.


Kimberly Webb

Chief Financial Officer for Kootenai HealthIn 2012, Kimberly Webb became Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Kootenai Health. Before that, she served as CFO for Cheyenne Regional Medical Center from 2006 until 2009, when she was promoted to Executive Vice President of Fiscal and Human Services, where she provided financial oversight and served on the Board of WinHealth Partners—the only licensed HMO in the state of Wyoming. Before joining Cheyenne Regional, Kimberly worked in healthcare senior financial leadership for more than 15 years. Kimberly earned her bachelor of science degree in finance and MBA from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.