A native of Mazatlan Sinaloa Mexico, Ivan has resided in the Treasure Valley for 21 years. Upon arrival in the Valley, Ivan was immediately employed at Circuit City in sales. With an innate ability to listen, communicate, and coordinate, Ivan capitalized upon his outgoing personality and within a year and a half was promoted to Sales Manager of the Boise Circuit City store.

After serving as the Sales Manager for 2 years, Ivan continued his corporate career as a Communication Specialist at the AT&T Wireless/Cingular store in Nampa, Idaho. During his four year tenure with AT&T/Cingular, Ivan received numerous awards and recognition for sales excellence.

Ivan serves the Treasure Valley community as a Real Estate Consultant, with The Castle Group KW and in his new venture as a builder with Odyssey Homes. Ivan enjoys the numerous opportunities his profession has provided including the freedom and ability to be involved in his community. Giving back is a fundamental part of his life goals. Currently, Ivan is actively involved in the community as: Chairman for the Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Founding Board member for the Idaho Latino Scholarship Foundation, Active member for the Nampa Association of Realtors, Board Member at the CWI Foundation and is active in his church, attending Our Lady of the Valley in Caldwell. He has been married to his wife of 21 years, Angie, with whom they have four beautiful children; Jadelin, Ivan, Clarissa, and Emilio and a beautiful dog named Kona. Ivan enjoys golf, bowling, fishing, creating things (art he calls it) and riding his motorcycle.

Ivan strongly believes that passion is a key ingredient to success in anything you do, perhaps the 20 percent needed, since 80 percent is to simply be out there and ready to succeed.