THOMAS AHLQUIST

Director of Marketing and Community Relations

Thomas Ahlquist was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, but has lived in Boise, Idaho for most of his life. He graduated from the University of Utah in 2019 with a degree in Business Management. He also graduated from the Business Scholar’s honor program during his time at University.


During his education he started his professional career in marketing; managing marketing departments for tech startups, mortgage providers, and non-profits. He currently works for BVA as the Director of Marketing and Community relations; managing several marketing channels and helping to guide how BVA interacts within the community.


Thomas has always loved music, studying jazz guitar from a young age, and competing in many national competitions. He also cares deeply for the wellbeing of animals and is very involved in non-profit work that aids in their care. He is married to his best friend, Ashley, and has three pets named after fruits - Raisin (dog), Mango (cat), and Papaya (cat).