Meet the Team

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Robin Collins, PCED, CBO
Economic Development Director
660 E. Civic Lane, Eagle, ID 83616
Email Robin Collins
(208) 489-8755

Robin, in her role as Economic Development Director, manages and oversees Eagle's economic development programs and staff. Robin is the primary point of contact and lead for business recruitment, workforce development, strategic initiatives, public relations, custom data and research, and marketing.   As a component of this, she also oversees Eagle's talent attraction program which focuses on a pipeline strategy for recruiting, retaining, and growing highly skilled talent to the community.

Prior to joining the City of Eagle, Robin worked as the Assistant Economic & Community Development Director for the City of Nampa, Idaho where she assisted the Director in the management of the Code Compliance Office, Community Development & Economic Development Divisions.

Robin is a Certified Professional Economic & Community Developer, and a Certified Building Official. She also holds certifications as:

  • Building Code Specialist
  • ICC/AACE Code Enforcement Administrator
  • Zoning Inspector
  • Building Code Official
  • Fire Plans Examiner
  • Building Inspector
  • Building Plans Examiner

Robin was born and raised in Arizona before moving to Idaho and marrying her husband, a native Idahoan. Together they have six (6) beautiful children and one (1) granddaughter.

Robin loves Idaho and the Eagle community, and is passionate about helping businesses start, grow, and be successful.

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Katie Wright
Economic Development Specialist
660 E.Civic Lane, Eagle, ID 83616
Email Katie Wright
(208) 489-8780

Katie, in her role as Economic Development Specialist, helps promote and develop Eagle's growing entrepreneurial community by acting as a catalyst, connector, and convener of innovative enterprises and thinkers.  

She is the primary point of contact for Downtown Eagle and its revitalization and redevelopment efforts. She also works with City departments, local agencies and organizations, and the business community to support and foster tourism within the community, particularly within Downtown. 

Katie also leads, coordinates and assists with all aspects of the business retention and expansion program, provides resources for existing businesses within the community, and contributes to the overall BRE strategy.  She works directly with the Economic Development Director on business recruitment for the downtown area.

Born and raised in the Seattle, Washington area, Katie holds a BA from Boise State University in Urban Studies and Community Development.

Katie loves living in Idaho and enjoys working with the residents, business owners, and visitors of Eagle.  She looks forward to helping create positive change for the community.