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November 1, 2012
Salt Lake Area
Nicholas & Company promoted DAVE ROBBINS, ED CARR and GEORGE ADONDAKIS to executive vice presidents. Robbins, executive vice president of supply chain, will oversee transportation, operations and procurement. Adondakis, executive vice president of HR and legal, will lead human resources and oversee finance. Carr, executive vice president of sales and marketing, will oversee all sales and marketing activities.
TIM SHEEHAN was named vice president of government and community relations at Salt Lake Community College. Prior to joining the college, Sheehan served as the state director to Sen. Bob Bennett for more than nine years.
DOUG SCHEEL and TROY SCHEEL rejoined Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT Salt Lake Office as vice president and senior associate, respectively. Formerly with CBRE, the Scheel team specializes in land, industrial and investment property.
Dr. CHARLES SORENSON, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine.
CHRISTOPHER C. HARRINGTON joined Allegiance’s board of directors. Harrington has 25 years of experience in leading and managing national and worldwide sales teams operating across diverse markets.
Holland & Hart attorney JAMES HOLTKAMP was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL), an honor shared by less than 200 attorneys across the country. Holtkamp is only one of two current Utah Fellows of ACOEL.
JAY BARNEY joined the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah as a presidential professor of strategic management and as Lassonde chair of social entrepreneurship. He comes to the institution after serving 18 years at Ohio State University.
The Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake appointed DANIEL BARNETT, shareholder at Parr Brown Gee & Loveless, president of its board of trustees. Barnett served as vice president of the board for the past year and has been a member for seven years.
JASON COULAM joined Avalaunch Media. Coulam previously served as president and COO of Prosper Inc., where he led the company to tremendous growth.
ANNIE HEDBERG, a volunteer at South Davis Community Hospital (SDCH), was recognized by the Utah Health Care Association for volunteering efforts.
TAB Bank appointed STEVE SALA as president. Sala has been a member of TAB’s board of directors for approximately 18 months and brings to the position experience and expertise in the banking and finance industries.
The National Credit Union Foundation presented RICK CRAIG with its 2013 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement. This award is considered to be the highest award in the credit union movement.
Sahara hired GREG JEPPESEN as vice president and chief financial officer. Jeppesen has worked in a variety of accounting and finance positions, specifically as an audit manager for numerous large corporations. He brings more than 11 years of experience to Sahara.
ROGER CONNORS spoke to local business leaders at Bank of Utah’s annual Fall Author Breakfast. Connors is co-author of New York Times bestsellers, including The Oz Principle: Getting Results through Individual and Organizational Accountability.
Insurance Insight Group announced BECCA WISE will oversee all aspects of the organization’s Insurance Insight Training program. Wise has been involved in the insurance industry for more than six years and holds an insurance license in the state of Iowa.
SCOTT DUBOIS joined Wrona Law Firm in Park City. Prior to joining Wrona Law, DuBois was a partner in the Salt Lake City office of Snell & Wilmer. He has extensive experience representing corporations, small businesses and individuals in all aspects of business litigation and business law. He also served as president of the Park City Bar Association from 2003 to 2004.
KATHERINE GLOVER QUINLAN of Park City opened JOLI, a boutique in the Sugarhouse neighborhood of Salt Lake City that carries contemporary apparel, accessories and jewelry. Quinlan says she is committed to offering brands not likely found anywhere else in Salt Lake City or her hometown of Park City.
PHILLIP HALL, DDS took the oath of office to become the 82nd president of the Rotary Club of St. George. The practicing St. George dentist assumes duties and responsibilities for the 60-member service organization from outgoing president Linda Baker, vice president of Workers Compensation Fund - Southern Utah Division.
MONICA OWENS joined RE/MAX First Realty as buyer agent of the Kevin Wilkinson team. Owens brings seven years of experience in real estate and specializes in the residential real estate market. Owens began her real estate career in Texas and was an integral part in building a successful brokerage there
The law firm of Barney McKenna & Olmstead, P.C. hired KRISTIN K. WOODS and NATHAN G. CAPLIN. Woods and Caplin work in the firm’s St. George office.