Aquila Investment Management LLC, adviser/administrator to the Aquila Group of Funds, has hired Eric Okerlund as a Utah-based credit analyst. He joined as a member of the Aquila Tax-Free Fund For Utah (UTAYX) investment management team, and will conduct research and credit analysis as part of the investment team. Aquila Tax-Free Fund For Utah (UTAYX), an investor in municipal bonds that fund local schools, highways, airports, hospitals and other publicly funded amenities. Okerlund has over 30 years of auditing and municipal finance experience, most recently serving as budget officer for the city of West Jordan, Utah. Prior experience includes serving as senior accountant of Provo City Corp. for 11 years and auditing roles with the Defense Contract Audit Agency and the Internal Revenue Service. Okerlund obtained an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Brigham Young University. Okerland succeeds Amy Rydalch, who accepted the position of city manager for Oakley.