Leadership Utah 2021

Laura Allred Hurtado
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA), Executive Director
Laura Allred Hurtado is the Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. As a director, curator, and writer, her practice centers on ...
Rosa Bandeirinha
Neighborhood House, Communications Manager
Rosa is the Communications Manager at Neighborhood House. She earned a Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Coimbra in her native...
Mike Barnhill
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Partner
Mike Barnhill is an experienced civil litigator and trial attorney who has represented clients in a wide variety of matters, including cases involv...
Shule Bishop
Utah Transit Authority, Government Relations Director
Shule Bishop oversees federal, state, and local government affairs for the Utah Transit Authority. Shule earned his bachelor's in Political Science...
Mitch Blackhurst
Deseret Digital Media, Sales Manager
Mitch Blackhurst is a sales manager for KSL.com. His teams include KSL Classifieds, KSL Services and Seniorleaf.com. Mitch earned his bachelors in ...
Kathleen Bodenlos
Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, Executive Director
Kathleen Bodenlos joins Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum (DGCM) as their new Executive Director with several years of prior museum leadership ex...
Chris Bonnell
Western Governors University, Vice President of Government Relations & Public Policy
Chris Bonnell is Vice President of Government Relations & Public Policy at Western Governors University.  In this role he oversees the Government R...
Cate Boulden
SelectHealth, Sales Director
Cate Boulden is the Sales Director of Large Employer Sales at SelectHealth where she is responsible for direction and development of the Large Empl...
Nathan Clark
Shriners Hospital for Children, Director of Development
Nathan Clark is the Director of Development for Shriners Hospitals for Children in Salt Lake City. He manages the donor development team, oversee...
Kyle Curtis
R&R Partners, President
Kyle Curtis is President of R&R Partners' Salt Lake City office. An expert in marketing strategy, creative development and behavior change, Kyle ha...
Jeff Davis
Barr Engineering Company, Sr. Hydrogeologist
I'll keep it short and sweet. I have two passions. Water and Mountains. I have worked all across the world solving groundwater problems. I love liv...
Carla Frein
Utah Community Action, Development Manager
Carla is the Development Manager for Utah Community Action. She is in charge of all fundraising and special events while overseeing Volunteer & In-...
Jessica Gilmore
Utah System of Higher Education, Associate Commissioner for Workforce Development & Industry Engagement
Dr. Gilmore began her career at Highline Community College as faculty in the Business Information Technology Department. After leaving Highline, sh...
Jason Gowan
Wells Fargo, Vice President/District Manager
Jason Gowan is in charge of the retail branch network from Southern Salt Lake County through Orem. He is responsible for all aspects of retail mana...
Michelle Hansen
CBRE, Operations Manager
As the Operations Manager for CBRE, Michelle Hansen is responsible for all the financial reporting and budgeting for the Salt Lake Market. She also...
Patrick Harris
WCF Insurance, Vice President Risk Management
Patrick Harris is the Vice President of Risk Management within the underwriting department at WCF Insurance. He is also serving a second term on th...
Jared Hoskins
Strong Connexions, Inc., Chief Operations Officer
As Chief Operations Officer he is leading domestic and global information technology initiatives for Strong Connexions, providing cohesive vision a...
David Hursey
Salt Lake Chamber, Special Assistant to the President
David Hursey serves as the Special Assistant to the President of the Salt Lake Chamber. He has previous experience in finance and worked in the U.S...
Michael Isom
Adobe Systems Inc., Sr Vendor Relations Manager / Veteran Site Lead
Michael Isom helps oversee all vendor and asset management for Adobe's largest business unit. He also serves as the military and Veteran site lead ...
Chase Langford
America First Credit Union, Business Development Representative
Chase is a Business Development Representative for America First Credit Union. He is focused on helping businesses achieve their financial goals by...
Nate Lavin
Salt Lake City International Airport, Air Service Development Manager
Nate Lavin joined the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) as the Air Service Development Manager in March 2020. In this position, he is resp...
Jennifer Leary
Intermountain Healthcare, Operations Director, Community Health
Jennifer Leary is the Community Health Operations Director at Intermountain Healthcare.  She is responsible for the execution and outcomes of Commu...
Lewisa Lucero
Zions Bank, VP, Treasury Management Portfolio Manager
Lewisa Lucero is a VP and Portfolio Manager at Zions Bank within the Treasury Management division. She maintains a portfolio of the banks largest c...
Victoria Luman
Parr Brown Gee & Loveless, Attorney
Victoria is an attorney at Parr Brown Gee & Loveless. Her practice involves commercial litigation, entertainment and media law, employment law, and...
Adam Macklin
PNC Bank, Vice President
Adam Macklin is a vice president in PNC’s Mountain Region corporate banking group and is responsible for growing PNC’s business in Utah with lendin...
Tina Maniatis
Dominion Energy, Manager, Environmental Compliance
Tina is the Manager of Environmental Compliance for the distribution segment of Dominion Energy. She graduated from the University of Michigan with...
Jimmy Martello
Intermountain Healthcare, Vice President
Jimmy Martello is the Vice President of Intermountain Foundation. In his role, he leads a team that is focused on developing relationships with com...
Ruedigar Matthes
Salt Lake County, Economic Development Manager
Ruedigar Matthes was born and raised in Salt Lake City, and, other than a brief stint in Thailand, has lived his entire life in a one-mile radius. ...
Ryan McGraw
Rocky Mountain Power, Vice President, Project Development
Ryan is Vice President, Project Development for Rocky Mountain Power, overseeing the development and construction of new electrical generation proj...
Abby McLennan
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco / Salt Lake City Branch, AVP, Police Services Support Office
Abby McLennan is the Assistant Vice President of the Police Services Support Office for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.  In this capacit...
Nancy Michalko
Salt Lake Community College, Executive Director of Development
As Executive Director of the Foundation, Nancy leads a team of fundraisers to support the students and activities of Salt Lake Community College. S...
Leez Osterstock
MarketShare, Inc, President / Owner
Lisa "Leez" Osterstock began MarketShare in 1987, since then, she has artfully provided branded or promotional products to an array of clients with...
Kirsten Park
Pioneer Theatre Company, Director of Marketing
Since 2007, Kirsten has managed the marketing and communication goals for Salt Lake City's only fully professional theatre, Pioneer Theatre Company...
Parker Petersen
Colliers International , Deputy Fund Manager / Assistant to the Managing Director
Parker Petersen is the Assistant to the Managing Director of Colliers International Intermountain and the Deputy Fund Manager for Millcreek Commerc...
Kaitlyn Pieper
Salt Lake Chamber, Director of Community Policy
Kaitlyn Pieper joined the Salt Lake Chamber's policy team a year ago. In her role as Director of Community Policy she has focused on leading the Ho...
Cristine Salazar
America First Credit Union, Branch Market Manager
Cristine Salazar was born in California and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of U...
Farron Scarborough
AT&T, Area Manager, External Affairs
Farron Scarborough is the Area Manager for External and Legislative Affairs, for the Mountain West Region (ID/MT/UT). Previous to her current role ...
David Simpson
Deseret Management Corporation, Director of Technical Services
David Simpson is currently the Directory of Technical Services for Deseret Management Corporation and Beneficial Life Insurance Company. David Simp...
David Stahl
Hillcrest Bank, Utah President
David is currently serving as a Senior Vice President, Managing Director of Utah for Hillcrest Bank, member, NBH Holding. In this role, David is th...
Alex Tanner
Wells Fargo, Relationship Manager
Alex Tanner is a Commercial Banker for Wells Fargo Bank. He is focused on helping companies in the Middle Market space succeed financially.Alex ear...
Brent Uberty
BW Productions, Managing Director
Brent founded BW Productions a photo and video company in 2013. For the last eight years, Brent has been sculpting stories through a lens and devel...
Juli Ulvestad
Humane Society of Utah, Shelter Operations Director
Juli Ulvestad is the Shelter Operations Director for the Humane Society of Utah. She came to the organization as a foster volunteer in 2003 after...
Dave Walker
1-800 Contacts, Inc., Chief Human Resource Officer
Dave currently runs the HR function within 1-800 Contacts and sits on the Executive Leadership Team for the company. His key responsibilities in th...
Lee Weech
Executech, Director of Sales
Lee Weech is a Director of Sales with Executech with personal clients in Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Ohio and California.   Lee has worked in technology...
Phillip White
Sunpro, Wasatch Front Area Manager
Phillip White is the Wasatch Front Millwork Area Manager for Sunpro. He is focused on process improvement at each production facility and overall s...
Meadow Wilde
WCF Insurance, VP, UW Operations
Meadow Wilde is the Vice President of Underwriting Operations for WCF Insurance. She has worked for WCF for 21 years, moving through various roles ...
Annie Wilson
Ivory Homes, General Counsel
As General Counsel for Ivory Homes, Annie performs and manages the legal work for the Ivory Homes related entities, Clark and Christine Ivory Found...
Cassandra Yerkes
THE BLOCKS, Operations Manager
Cassandra is the Operations Manager at THE BLOCKS, Salt Lake's Cultural Core. She works with artists and arts/cultural groups to promote and suppor...
Crystal Young-Otterstrom
Utah Cultural Alliance Foundation, Executive Director
Crystal is the Executive Director of Utah Cultural Alliance and has over 15 years experience working in nonprofit arts, consulting, branding, fun...
Tara McHugh
Staff Liason Salt Lake Chamber, Program & Events Manager
Tara serves as the Programs and Events Manager for the Salt Lake Chamber. She plans and organizes 150 events with her team each year. She works wit...