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Dr. Myron Wentz


After making a donation to North Central College in Napierville, Illinois, for its new science center, the center has been named for USANA Health Sciences founder Dr. Myron Wentz. The $60 million Wentz Science Center encompasses 125,000 square feet and ha ...

CompanyNorth Central College
Clark Cahoon

The Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) has appointed Clark Cahoon as the life science cluster director. Cahoon will retain his role and responsibilities as fund manager for the Technology Commercialization and Innovation Program (TCIP). Caho ...

CompanyThe Governor’s Office of Economic Development
PositionLife science cluster director
Misty Shafer


Envoy Mortgage, based in Houston, has opened a branch at 13894 S. Bangerter Parkway, Suite 200, Draper. The brand manager is Misty Shafer. She has been aided first-time home buyers and borrowers for the past 13 years, serving in loan officer and branch ma ...

CompanyEnvoy Mortgage
PositionBrand manager
Kimberly Simms


HireVue, the leading provider of video intelligence solutions that help top global companies identify the best talent, faster, has appointed Kimberly Simms as senior vice president, customer success. Leading HireVue's global customer success team, Simms i ...

Positionsenior vice president, customer success.


Chad Christensen has joined Mountain West Commercial Real Estate as the Director of Research and GIS. He gathers, manages and analyzes real estate market information in MW's proporietary software. Chad has a strong background in GIS, providing sophisticat ...

CompanyMountain West Commercial Real Estate
PositionDirector of Research and GIS
Elizabeth Carver

The Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS) has selected Elizabeth Carver as the new director of its Workforce Program, Policy and Training Division. Carver has been part of DWS for 19 years, most recently serving as a program manager for the departme ...

CompanyUtah Department of Workforce Services
PositionDirector of Workforce Program, Policy and Training Divi...
Brent R. Baker

Brent R. Baker has been elected chairman of the Utah Securities Commission. Baker is a director and shareholder at Clyde Snow & Sessions, where he is a member of the firm’s government and independent investigations and white-collar crime practic ...

CompanyUtah Securities Commission
Justin Parnell

McKinnon-Mulherin Inc., Salt Lake City, has promoted Justin Parnell to team leader for the Technical Writing and Sales & Business Communication divisions. Parnell joined the company in December 2015 and has worked on proposals, grants, training projec ...

CompanyMcKinnon-Mulherin Inc.
PositionTeam leader for the Technical Writing and Sales & Busin...
Natalie Gochnour

Bank of American Fork has added Natalie Gochnour to its Salt Lake County Advisory Board. Gochnour is an associate dean in the David Eccles School of Business and director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah. Her experience inc ...

CompanyBank of American Fork
PositionSalt Lake County Advisory Board
Steve Simmons, AIA


NEWS RELEASE 18 October 2017 Contact: Sid Pawar 801.466.8818 ajc architects announces the promotion of Steve Simmons, AIA to Associate ajc is proud to offer Steve's design capabilities, as part of our ongoing commitment to surpass ...

Companyajc architects
PositionMedia Relations
Heber Slabbert


NEWS RELEASE 18 October - 2017 Contact: Sid Pawar 801.466.8818 ajc architects announces the promotion of Heber Slabbert, AIA to Associate ajc is proud to offer Heber's insightful design solutions, as part of our firm-wide mission ...

Companyajc architects
PositionMedia Relations
Lori Kun

Qualtrics has appointed Lori Kun as head of social impact. In the newly created position, Kun will lead all of the company's social impact initiatives, including "5 For The Fight," a campaign to raise $50 million for cancer research. Since 2008, Qualtrics ...

PositionHead of social impact
Jennifer Nielsen

Bank of Utah, Ogden, has hired Jennifer Nielsen to serve as a mortgage originator at its Roy branch. Nielsen started her career 12 years ago at Golden West Credit Union in mortgage lending, eventually promoted to branch manager and mortgage originator.

CompanyBank of Utah, Ogden
PositionMortgage originator at Roy branch
Kevin McMurray

LifeVantage Corp., Sandy, has appointed Kevin McMurray as general counsel. McMurray has more than 25 years of legal experience, including serving as assistant general counsel at USANA Health Sciences since 2004. He also served as associate general counsel ...

CompanyLifeVantage Corp
PositionGeneral counsel
Carlos Braceras

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) board of directors has elected Carlos Braceras as vice president. Braceras is executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation, a position he has held since May 201 ...

CompanyAmerican Association of State Highway and Transportatio...
PositionVice president
Teresa Rivera

Teresa Rivera has been elected to serve as vice chair of the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC), a national trade association representing health information exchanges (HIEs). Rivera is president of the Utah Health Information Net ...

CompanyStrategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative
PositionVice chair
Lara Fritts

The International Economic Development Council Board has appointed Lara Fritts to serve on the board. Fritts is director of the Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development. She will serve a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018. Fritts will represent ...

CompanyInternational Economic Development Council
PositionMember of the board
Scott Sprenger

Scott Sprenger has been named to serve on the board of directors of Utah Humanities. Sprenger is dean of the Weber State University Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities. He was appointed dean in 2016. He previously was provost at the Amer ...

CompanyUtah Humanities
PositionMember, board of directors

TAB Bank, Ogden, has hired Scott F. Barnes as vice president and business development officer. Barnes will be based in Dallas and will be responsible for sourcing new business opportunities by providing asset-based and factoring working capital facilities ...

CompanyTAB Bank, Ogden
PositionVice president and business development officer
Jon Larsen

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has selected Jon Larsen to be Salt Lake City's transportation division director. Larsen will take the lead in implementing Salt Lake City's first-ever Transit Master Plan, which focuses on increasing connectivity, aff ...

CompanySalt Lake City
PositionTransportation division director