Laura Ballard, General Manager
Because of her love and passion of service and hospitality, the Candlewood Suites is the perfect home for Laura. She joined the InnTrusted family in 1995 working first at the Hampton Inn in Idaho Falls as Assistant General Manager. Then in 2000 she was promoted to the General Manager. In 2008, she accepted the opportunity to manage the new Candlewood Suites. Laura was the “Best of the Best Candlewood General Manager for 2011”.
She is very active in her community. An area representative for the Yellowstone Teton Territory, member of the Business Advisory Council, working with Development Workshop in Idaho Falls, a member of SHRM, Society for Human Resource Management, Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce Member, and supports our local zoo as a Zoologocal Society Member. Laura also finds time to fundraise every year for Give Kids the World and her entire Candlewood team gets involved.
Camping, hiking, snow machining, four wheeling, reading, gardening and relaxing in the mountains are among the many things she enjoys with her family.
Laura is very proud to be a part of InnTrusted and her Candlewood Team.