Leadership Utah 2017

Alex Adema
DPS Skis, COO
Alex Adema is the COO of DPS Skis, managing daily operations of the young, growing company, headquartered here in Salt Lake City. DPS Skis designs ...
Jesse Allen
GSBS Architects, Principal
Jesse Allen is a Principal at GSBS Architects. He is a licensed Architect and Landscape Architect. He has worked on a variety of public and private...
Cameron Arellano
GREENbike, Operations Manager
Cameron Arellano is the Operations Manager for GREENbike, SLC's non-profit bike share program. He has been with the GREENbike program since its inc...
JD Ashby
WCF Insurance, VP, Claims
JD Ashby is the VP of claims for WCF Insurance. He manages the company's subrogation, medical management, and special investigations departments. H...
Dave Biesinger
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Manager, Family and Community Relations
Dave Biesinger manages strategic initiatives for the Public Affairs Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As a leader of c...
Marisa Bomis
Salt Lake Chamber, Marketing & Communication Manager
Marisa Bomis is the marketing & communication manager for the Salt Lake Chamber. She is responsible for managing digital content the Chamber produc...
Laura Briefer
Salt Lake City Corp., Director Dept of Public Utilities
Laura is the Director of the Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities. As Director, she is responsible for ensuring the supply of clean, relia...
Scott Brown
Salt Lake Community College, Director, Local Government Relations
Scott Brown is the Director of Local Government Relations for Salt Lake Community College. His focus is working with local elected officials and go...
Silvia Castro
Suazo Center, Executive Director
Jill Christensen
WCF Insurance, AVP Human Resources
Jill Christensen is the AVP, human resources at Workers Compensation Fund Insurance. She manages the day-to-day HR operations, working closely with...
Dori Clark
Lagoon Corporation, Marketing Group Sales Represtative
Dori Clark is a Group Sales Representative at Lagoon. She manages corporate, community events and teambuilding opportunities for groups of any size...
Judd Cook
Dominion Energy, Director Gas Operations
Judd Cook is the Director of Business Development for Questar Corporation. He is tasked with finding and developing new revenue generating opportun...
Jesse Dean
_, Cheif of Staff - Central Wasatch Commission
Jesse Dean is the Director of Urban Development with the Downtown Alliance. In this role, he is responsible for representing downtown property owne...
Kate Edwards
Friends For Sight, Executive Director
Kate Edwards is Executive Director of Friends for Sight. She is passionate about saving the sight of children and adults throughout Utah, and honor...
Debbie Ehrman
Salt Lake City Public Library, Deputy Director
Deborah Ehrman is Deputy Director for the Salt Lake City Library. She has worked for the Library since 1985 in a variety of departments and branche...
Troy Erickson
Wells Fargo, District Manager
Troy Erickson is the district Manager for Salt Lake Downtown. He manages 12 retail branches and 129 employees. Troy graduated from Weber State Univ...
Zenia Frendt
United Way of Salt Lake, Leadership Giving Director
Zenia Frendt is a Leadership Giving Director at United Way of Salt Lake. Zenia is the Director of UWSL's Women's Leadership Council, which focuses ...
Kathleen Fueston
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Global Workforce Relations Manager
Kathleen Fueston has been a Human Resource professional for 29 years working in many various industries including running her own HR consulting bus...
Bryce Harding
RJ Masonry Inc. / Delta Stone Products / Mountain Valley Stone, Sales Manager / Western Region
Bryce Harding is the sales manager for the Western Region for Delta Stone Products based in Heber City, Utah. He has had experience in many industr...
Bayley Hedglin
San Juan County Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director
Bayley Hedglin began with the Monticello Chamber of Commerce. With in two years it was evident of the need for a county wide organization. The San ...
Lacey Holmes
University of Utah Health Science, Public Affairs & Communications
Lacey Holmes has been with American Express since 2014 and serves as the Public Affairs and Communications Coordinator for the American Express Ser...
Liz Jackson
University of Utah Continuing Education, Business Development & Outreach Manager
Liz Jackson is the Business Development and Outreach Manager for the Professional Education program at the University of Utah. Pro Ed is focused on...
Valkyrie Johnson
Women's Business Center of Utah, Digital Media Coordinator
Valkyrie Johnson is the online coordinator for the Salt Lake Chamber Women's Business Center (WBC). She built the WBC's new website and helped plan...
Nick Kuhns
Hilton Salt Lake City Center, Director of Hotel Operations
Nicholas Kuhns is the Director of Hotel Operations for the Hilton Salt Lake City Center Hotel. He currently is responsible for all operating depart...
Chamonix Larsen
State Of Utah, State of Utah Coordinator of Resource Stewardship
Chamonix Larsen coordinates the operational government efforts of the State of Utah to identify and implement best practices and stewardship measur...
Ryan Mack
Downtown Alliance, Community Engagement Coordinator
With his eyes and ears to the street of downtown, Ryan Mack is the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Downtown Alliance. He manages social me...
Mike Manning
Western Governors University, Strategic Relations Manager
Mike Manning is the strategic relations manager at WGU. Mike manages a team of 23 outside community relations managers,, spread out across the coun...
Nate Mathews
ALSCO, Service Manager
Nate Mathews is the Service Manager for the Salt Lake location. His main focus is to ensure customer loyalty and outstanding customer service. Cust...
Kim Mayhew
Solitude Mountain Resort, General Manager
Kim Mayhew is the General Manager of Solitude Mountain Resort. This position oversees all of the operations of the resort both summer and winter an...
Maybell McCann
Community Health Charities, Executive Director
Maybell McCann is the Executive Director for Community Health Charities, a nonprofit 501(c)3 group. She works with charity partners, both locally a...
Clay Monroe
Rocky Mountain Power, DSM Program Manager
Clay Monroe is the Commercial and Industrial DSM Program Manager for Rocky Mountain Power. Day to day he manages a staff of over 30 individuals and...
Jim Murray
SelectHealth, Director, Government Programs
Jim Murray is a Director of Government programs with SelectHealth. He is responsible for strategic direction of the Government Programs department ...
Chris Nelson
University of Utah, Director of Communications
Chris Nelson is the Executive Director of the University of Utah Hospital Foundation. He has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, PR/comm...
Shawn Newell
Industrial Supply Company, Vice President of Business Development
Shawn Newell is responsible for the development of new business opportunities for Industrial Supply Company. He is also charged with new product se...
Leslie Nuon
U.S. Bank
Leslie Nuon is responsible for generating and servicing a wide variety of business loans. She contributes to deposit growth by cross selling and pr...
Lisa Ostrander
Utah Association of CPAs, Membership Director
Lisa Ostrander serves as the Membership Director for the Utah Association of CPAs (UACPA). Formerly, she was the Executive Meetings Manager, Corpor...
Brad Poll
Eide Bailly, LLP, Partner
Brad Poll is a tax partner at Eide Bailly, LLP. His practice is focused on business, tax, and retirement plan consulting. Brad earned his bachelors...
Shannon Price
Rio Tinto Kennecott, Principal Advisor, Communications
Shannon Price is the principal advisor for communications at Rio Tinto Kennecott, and is a member of the global Rio Tinto External Affairs & Commun...
Bryon Prince
Ivory Homes, Development Project Manager
Bryon Prince is the land acquisition and development project manager for Ivory Development, which is the development entity for Ivory Homes. He als...
Lori Pugh
Waterford.org, Chief People Officer
Lori Pugh is currently the Chief People Officer at Waterford.org. She is responsible for all tactical and strategic efforts related to the talent a...
Austin Riter
Parr Brown Gee & Loveless, Shareholder Attorney
Austin Riter is an attorney at Parr Brown Gee & Loveless. He specializes in First Amendment and media litigation. He is a frequent lecturer on fede...
Mark Runyon
Intermountain Healthcare, VP Operational Finance
Mark Runyon is a senior financial leader for Intermountain Healthcare. He is responsible for revenue cycle, supply chain, payer contracting and dec...
Nick Sanchez
Zions Bank, Vice President/Commercial Real Estate Loan Officer
Nick Sanchez is the Senior Real Estate Officer covering Middle-Market commercial real estate transactions for the Salt Lake Valley. Nick handles fi...
Stephen Sansom
Holland & Hart, LLP, Partner
Stephen Sansom is a partner in the law firm of Holland & Hart LLP where he counsels clients through the complexities of business disputes to achiev...
Stormy Scharp
Mountain Regional Equipment Solutions, Inc., CFO
Stormy Scharp, CFO for Mountain Regional Equipment Solutions has been with the company since its’ inception, first as a Contractor and soon after a...
Michael Schoenfeld
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco / Salt Lake City Branch, Operations & System Senior Analyst
Michael Schoenfeld is a senior analyst for the cash services division of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. His area of expertise focuses o...
Brett Schroeder
Wells Fargo, Marketing Consultant
Brett Schroeder is a Marketing Consultant for Wells Fargo Bank. His main focuses are local advertising, assist branch team members in sales readine...
Pete Singh
Rocky Mountain Power, Director, Engineering Services
Pete Singh is a Director of engineering services for Rocky Mountain Power. His job function is focused on preparing budget estimates for capital pr...
Jason Stoddard
KeyBank of Utah, Key Private Bank Market Manager
Jason Stoddard is the Market Manager for Key Private Bank in Utah. In his role he is responsible for a team of financial professionals who speciali...
LaDawn Stoddard
UServeUtah, Executive Director
LaDawn Stoddard is the Executive Director of UServeUtah, Utah’s Commission on Service & Volunteerism. In this role she is responsible for the day t...
Artemis Vamianakis
Fabian VanCott, Shareholder
Artemis Vamianakis is a shareholder at Fabian VanCott. Artemis practices complex commercial litigation, energy and natural resources, and employmen...
Heather Wall
LDS Hospital, Regional Operations Officer
Heather Wall is the operations officer for LDS Hospital. She has accountability for surgical services, laboratory services, facilities, inpatient a...
Cynthia Washington
America First Credit Union, Branch Manager, City Creek
Cynthia Washington is the Branch Manager for America First Credit Union at City Creek. Her branch has been recognized with awards in both service a...
Steve Wilson
KeyBank of Utah, Commercial Relationship Manager
Steve Wilson is a Commercial Banking Relationship Manager for Key Bank. His focus is on working with Middle Market Company's throughout the Utah ma...
John Pitt
Salt Lake Chamber
John Pitt coordinates public communication and relationship building efforts between the Salt Lake Chamber and business, non-profit, and government...