Bank of Utah also announced the appointment of Kevin Bales as a mortgage loan officer for the bank’s mortgage office in St. George. Bales has more than 28 years of experience, including serving as the regional manager at Stuart Rentals in St. George. Prior to that position, he was the mortgage loan officer at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Mesquite, Nevada. Earlier in his career, Bales served as a construction loan officer for First Security Bank in Salt Lake City and as a lending officer at Sun Capital Bank in St. George. Bales is a graduate of Brigham Young University.