Kris Ellis brings more than a decade of experience to Eiguren Ellis, working with general businesses, social and health care licensure and various regulatory issues as a healthcare lobbyist and public policy adviser. As a former state legislator, she has an excellent working relationship with lawmakers and has earned the respect of officials from across the state. Her work as a lobbyist has achieved a strong and consistent record of successful representation, including working with state agencies and lawmakers on legislation to license and regulate midwives. This legislation ensured midwives can legally practice in Idaho and required they meet training standards.
Ellis is former executive director of the Idaho Assisted Living Association and guided its merger with the Idaho Health Care Association, adding to her background in public policy and the health care industry. During her service in the Idaho House of Representatives, Ellis served on the Health and Welfare, Business, and Revenue and Taxation Committees and was Chairman of the Task Force on Health and Welfare Savings. Ellis also has experience as a business owner in Boise and Coeur d’Alene, giving her important insights. She is currently the co-owner of a real estate and property management company and is a former restaurant owner.
Ellis earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Oregon State University. She is an avid runner, has competed in 12 marathons, and is head coach for the cross-country team at Cole Valley Christian School.
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