Tanner LLC, Salt Lake City, has appointed Ben Lonsdale as associate director of business development. He will focus on recruiting and connecting clients in the high-growth startup industry, as well as established companies wanting a fresh approach to accounting services. Lonsdale has 20 years of experience in sales leadership and partnership development. He has held many sales leadership roles, including chair of the University of Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, director of sales at Paradigm Life and vice president of strategic partnerships for Diathrive. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior at the University of Utah.