Zions Bank, Salt Lake City, has hired retired Army Maj. Gen. Jefferson S. Burton, an adjutant general, as senior program administrator. He will assist in outreach to the military community in addition to other duties, including aiding in community reinvestment and diversity, equity and inclusion. Burton began a full-time military career 38 years ago as an enlisted artilleryman and ended his career as the highest-ranking member of the Utah National Guard in command of more than 7,000 soldiers and airmen. Burton was commissioned as a military police officer, worked in the Army Corps of Engineers, and served as commander of the 1457th Engineer Combat Battalion during their deployment to Iraq from February 2003 to May 2004. He spent eight years in the active Army living in Germany, and at posts in Alabama, Pennsylvania and Colorado before becoming an active National Guard soldier with the Utah Guard. Since retiring from the military in November, Burton has been involved in a variety of community endeavors, including leading the Utah Department of Health’s efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.