President, Knudtsen Chevrolet
Eve Knudtsen is President of Knudtsen Chevrolet Co. in Post Falls, Idaho. She is the third generation to own and operate the dealership her grandfather started in 1939. Eve grew up in Coeur d’Alene, graduating from Coeur d’Alene High School. She attended North Idaho College and Northwood University. She has an Associate of Arts degree in Automotive Marketing and a Bachelors of Business Administration with majors in Economics and Management that she received from Northwood University. She completed the National Dealers Association Dealer Candidate Academy and has also earned her Masters of Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University.
Eve has a long-standing passion for serving the community. She has served on numerous board and committees including past president of Concerned Businesses of North Idaho, and past chairman of the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce. She is currently the immediate past chairman of Jobs Plus Coeur d’Alene Area Economic Development Corporation and is the past Guardian of Bethel #7 Jobs Daughters International of Coeur d’Alene. She is currently a board member of the Kootenai Health Foundation and is the co-chair for their capital campaign.
Eve is a past recipient of Soroptomist Woman of Distinction for Business and Professional and 2006 recipient of Time Magazine’s Quality Dealer of the Year for Idaho. She is committed to educational initiatives throughout North Idaho including having been one of the individuals that purchased the land for KTEC, a career technical high school serving three school districts. Eve lives in Coeur d’Alene with her husband, Wayne Cofield, and daughters, Lauren Benedict and Kendra Cofield.