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Class of 2022

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Matthew Boonmee
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Matthew Boonmee is a Business Developer who works with technological companies to help them with resource augmentation and software engineering.

Matt knows that proper management and communication between service provider and client is crucial for a successful business model.

Matt has worked at YooFoo, a software engineering company, helping manage and learn about technological management within YooFoo's business model.

Matt is a certified inbound marketer through Hubspot and an honor roll student for having a high GPA at Utah Valley University. Matt has also created a videography business on the side working for high schools, businesses, and special events.

Matt holds a bachelor's of science in Business Management from Utah Valley University.

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Kevin Castaneda
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Kevin Castaneda is a Risk Operation Analyst who works with companies to mitigate risk and fraud trends in order to maximize profitability and optimize user experience for customers. He has a multi-faceted background in Data and Risk Analysis, Business Development, Marketing and Advertising, Graphic Design and Project Management.

Kevin believes that building strong relationship connections with colleagues and customers are vital for a thriving company culture, success, and sustainable growth.

Kevin has worked with a broad range of tech companies varying from small startups to fortune 500 companies in being instrumental to daily operations and meeting.

Kevin holds a bachelor’s of science in Economics from Utah Valley University.

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Garrett Casutt
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Garrett Casutt is a defense industry professional currently managing over human resources and supply chain within a growing company.

Garrett believes that with persistence and our own self-built assertiveness we can all achieve the success we have always wanted.

Garrett helped build a fast-growing defense company in researching and producing state-of-the-art ballistic technology and procuring better life-saving results for those who serve and protect. This will ultimately be the future of all defensive products.

Garrett holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and minor in human resource management from Utah Valley University.

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Devin Christian
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Devin Christian is an accountant who works with his finance team to ensure that all company accounts are reconciled correctly and that financial statements accurately reflect the company’s performance and financial position according to professional standards.

Devin knows that honest reporting is crucial for a company to achieve long-term success, identify strengths and weaknesses in the organization, and to build trust with shareholders and the community.

Devin has been entrusted by his organization to review their financial statements on a monthly basis and provide summaries of these statements to management and the board of directors. He has gained valuable experience in identifying variances and irregularities in the financial statements and providing context to these findings to management. He also oversees the organization’s cost allocation process to ensure that expenses are accurately divided between departments.

Devin is proficient with Oracle ERP accounting software. He also loves hiking/backpacking, skiing, and landscape photography.

Devin holds a bachelor’s of science in Accounting from Brigham Young University-Idaho.

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Autin Clark
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Austin Clark is the CFO at Nozzle Tech USA/DBA Fast Fill Systems, and works with two other senior managers to direct and manage the company.

Austin believes that practicing and promoting critical thinking, hard work, and honesty are vital to creating a work culture where employees and productivity can thrive.

Austin has worked in the mining and energy sector since 2011. At his current company, he has developed most of the internal reporting processes, spanning five departments. He has developed long-term financial plans and has played the key role in positioning the company to where it is today.

Austin holds a bachelor’s of science in Education from Utah Valley University.

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Remington Fuller
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Remington Fuller is a Product Support Engineer who works with Product Development and Customer Support to help align and address issues with the product suite. He is responsible for identifying defects and enhancements for the product suite. He handles communication between Customer Support and Product Development to ensure proper alignment of the departments.

Remington knows that by working as a team to better the customer experience and the company, everyone wins. He believes that companies who are strong within and stronger in the market.

Remington has worked at DealerSocket for over five years and has been promoted to five roles since starting there. He has created several documents on procedures and trainings that have benefited customers and employees. He has gained a reputable knowledge in the Sales, Operations, and Research and Development functions of the company that others rely on.

Remington is a certified in Scrum Fundamentals, Minitab, Lean Management, and Content Marketing. He has also received several trainings regarding project management and digital marketing. He has received awards for customer service and productivity.

Remington holds a bachelor’s of science in Marketing from Utah Valley University.

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Alejandro Garcia
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Alejandro Garcia Lozano is an Accounting Controller who works with Vanderhall Motor Works to accomplish the company’s mission to deliver exclusivity, excitement, and enjoyment through refined engineering and bespoke adornment.

Alejandro believes in methods such as forward‐looking measurements that can lead to long‐term value maximization and growth of the intrinsic value of the company.

Alejandro has worked at some international firms including KPMG (one of the big four accounting firms), for HSBC bank, and for Schlumberger (one of the largest oil companies). He enjoys enhancing the financial performance of privately-owned companies by bringing accurate, timely and reliable financial reporting, budgets, forecasts, financial statements analysis, close procedures, and strategic planning to executives.

Alejandro is lean six sigma certified, ESL certified, and tax and accounting software certified.

Alejandro holds a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Utah Valley University and bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Tec Milenio in Mexico.

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Victoria Glaves
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Victoria Glaves is currently a financial professional who works for Fidelity Investments.

Victoria believes that working hard and creating cohesive teams is the way to success.

Victoria has supported and participated in teams across oceans, in diverse cultures, in English and Spanish. She has over a decade of customer service experience, ranging from food trucks to 4-Star Resorts.

Victoria holds a bachelor's degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Brigham Young University-Hawaii.

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Raul Gonzalez
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Raul Gonzalez is a Digital Product Manager who works with technology and marketing teams to help train, maintain, and roll out new digital tools.

Raul believes that digital tools in all settings are important. These tools can help employees, consumers, students, etc. manage their own day-to-day work.

Raul has a managed to continue his education while working full time and being a full-time husband and father.

Raul holds a bachelor’s degree in Digital Marketing and a minor in Business Management from Utah Valley University.

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Samantha Hertel
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Samantha Hertel is a Customer Technical Services Analyst who works with companies to help them manage their cybersecurity risk.

Samantha believes this is impactful work as cybersecurity will continue to become more important to companies as technology advances.

Samantha has worked at RiskRecon for two years, a company that was recently acquired by MasterCard.

Samantha has a published thesis titled Abusive Supervision in the Workplace: An Examination of Current Research and a Proposal for Preventive Measures.

Samantha holds a bachelor’s degree in Management & Leadership, Human Resource Management, and Psychology from Portland State University.

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Jackson Hill
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Jackson Hill is a SMB Customer Success Manager who works with Podium to help mitigate churn and expand current accounts.

Jackson believes technologies are rapidly changing the way in which businesses interact with consumers.

Jackson has saved over $200,000 for different employers through strategic sourcing and partnerships. He has sourced, nurtured, and negotiated business deals with companies in Brazil, Samoa, Hawaii, Singapore, India, and China.

Jackson is a trained salesman, customer success manager, and supply chain professional.

Jackson Hill holds a bachelor’s of science in Interdisciplinary Studies of Business Management and Communication from Brigham Young University-Idaho.

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Matthew Illario
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Matthew Illario is an Auditor for the Utah State Tax Commission specializing in Sales Tax Compliance.

Matt believes that by confirming business have collected and remitted appropriate amounts of sales tax to the Tax Commission, various government functions and resources can continue to provide to those most in need.

There are over 84,000 sales tax accounts registered with the State of Utah. Without auditors to encourage compliance, taxpayers may take advantage of taxes collected on behalf of their customers. Matt works with many owners and high level executives to review their tax reporting systems. When necessary he delivers bad news and suggests changes to their state and local tax reporting methods. Matt also informs taxpayers on statutes that businesses may not be aware of and enjoys working with the many faces of Utah’s economy. In his career at the Tax Commission, Matt has brought in over $1.4 million dollars of unreported sales tax.

Matthew holds two bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Economics from Utah State University.

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Landon Jones
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Landon Jones is a Product Marketing Manager at dōTERRA International who works with several foreign markets to develop and execute a unified product launch and promotion strategy.

Landon believes that effective communication is the key to achieving success.

Landon has benefited greatly from the support and mentorship of several outstanding leaders throughout his undergraduate experience and professional career.

Landon holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations from Brigham Young University.

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Andrew Keeley
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Andrew Keeley is an analytical leader who works with teams with the drive to improve to help them reach optimal levels of success.

Andrew knows that people want to be their best and can achieve success with personalized leadership.

Andrew has worked at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a QA engineer and team leader.

Andrew has completed 56 LinkedIn Learning courses in data analytics, business, management, and computer science and is always striving to learn new skills.

Andrew holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Information Systems from Brigham Young University.

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Nicklaus Lortsher
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Nick Lortsher is an eCommerce consultant who works with online companies to improve their post-purchase customer experience.

Nick knows that trust is key when building long-term relationships and constantly goes the extra mile to build that trust.

Nick has secured deals with dozens of eCommerce leaders and is on pace to bring in over $1.2 million in annual revenue for his workplace this year.

Nick has received all messaging certifications through his workplace and is heavily endorsed in sales management.

Nick holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Utah Valley University.

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Griffin McGinn
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Griffin McGinn is a Capacity Planning Industrial Engineer at Micron who works with their global capital, finance, and scenario departments to prepare for forecasted semiconductor demand and ensure profitability of various manufacturing sites.

Griffin understands that the memory Micron manufactures contributes directly to quality of life and general well-being and enjoyment of people across the world.

Griffin has worked in various roles in the semiconductor industry from managing the manufacturing and maintenance of semiconductor equipment to planning capacity and profitability for entire manufacturing sites. Through his various roles, Griffin has garnered the trust of senior managers and directors across manufacturing, finance, procurement, and industrial engineering teams.

Griffin is experienced in SPC, Root Cause Analysis, SQL, advanced mechanical systems, and fluent in Spanish.

Griffin holds a bachelor’s of science in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University.

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Kareena McKeown
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Kareena McKeown is an IT consultant who currently works as the Event Program Manager for the Tech for Social Impact team at Microsoft. Tech for Social Impact is part of Microsoft Philanthropies and specifically works within the nonprofit/IGO sector.

After spending many years in the IT sector, owning her own IT services business within four countries, Kareena decided to change focus and move into the nonprofit sector. Kareena knows the importance of being socially involved and utilizing her skill set to the benefit of others.

Kareena is particularly interested in the equality and education of women.

Kareena holds a bachelor’s of science in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Kareena is also a licensed private investigator in the state of Washington and recently completed a certificate at the University of Washington focusing on Nonprofit Management.

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Thomas Merrell
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Thomas Merrell is a Production Manager for a local chocolate factory who leads a team of individuals to process orders for global retailers such as Williams-Sonoma, Ross, TJ Maxx, and many more.

Thomas believes that the culture of a company should be shown by example from those who are in management positions. Creating an efficient organization is a company-wide effort that involves efficient teams and individuals working together.

Thomas has led large teams of individuals in successfully fulfilling orders that combined, total more than $8 million dollars. He's also directed company-wide efforts to ensure that all Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP's) regulations are enforced as mandated by the FDA.

Thomas holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Utah Valley University.

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Milton Muhlestein
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Milton Muhlestein is an MSR who works with Baxter Credit Union to assist them in their Draper Utah service center.

Milton believes that building relationships and providing outstanding customer service will help BCU capture more business and maintain the excellent company culture BCU has worked hard to build.

Milton has assisted BCU in building a great relationship with Edwards Lifesciences by providing their employees with financial resources and personalized banking experience.

Milton is a certified credit counselor through CUNA Mutual.

Milton holds a bachelor’s of science in Business Administration from Utah Valley University.

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Sharlene Nauta
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Sharlene Nauta is a Business Development Representative who works with public sector organizations to automate and consolidate their information technology tasks. She believes in being a strategic partner by using industry-leading software solutions to solve common business problems.

Sharlene has worked at Ivanti and has consistently led the business development team in sales opportunities created and pipeline generated, often hitting over two-hundred percent of her quota. She is also fluent in Spanish and Italian.

Sharlene holds a bachelor’s of arts in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Business Administration from Brigham Young University.

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Deven Norried
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Deven Norried is a Senior Business Analyst who works with the United Healthcare Dental technology portfolio team to help identify opportunities for automation and optimization across several technology platforms.

Deven knows that opportunity for improvement and optimization is always possible in an organization.

Deven has delivered $800,000 in annual cost-savings through the implementation of a technology supported business rule initiative. This initiative created new functionality and system controls, impacting 600 full time employees, and was delivered underbudget.

Deven has certificate in Operations Management and is bronze certified in Lean Management.

Deven holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Utah Valley University.

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Bryce Pogue
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Bryce Pogue is a senior technical support engineer for Dell Technologies Draper Utah Center of Excellence.

Bryce knows that by giving outstanding customer service he can contribute in enhancing the satisfaction of the customer base and inspiring confidence in the Dell software brand.

Bryce has earned several shout out awards at work for outstanding customer service and for resolving critical customer service challenges during his time at Dell.

Bryce holds a certification in Ethical Certified Hacker.

Bryce holds a Master’s degree in Information Assurance from Northeastern University.

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Mason Rich
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Mason Rich is a Software QA Engineer in the financial technology industry who works directly with software engineers, product owners and business in order to ensure payments are processed correctly and software features meet customer and quality expectations. Mason specializes in the creation of both manual and automated test cases for software releases.

Mason enjoys exploring and developing with new technologies by creating websites, desktop applications, mobile applications and implementing/designing the algorithms that power the software. Mason believes that software development offers challenge and endless creativity for the mind.

Mason has seen the need for effective communication skills in the ever-expanding technology industry. Mason knows that an MBA will help to bridge the communication gap between the business and tech worlds in order to become a successful leader.

Mason holds a bachelor’s of science in Computer Science with a minor in Spanish and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Weber State University.

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Philip Rosell
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Philip Rosell is a Manager who works to help mentally-handicapped individuals discover their potential and improve their way of life.

Phil knows how to teach behavior skills that are meaningful and will last.

Phil has played a major part in changing negative behaviors to improve family relationships and individual’s lives.

Phil is certified as a Registered Behavior Technician and was a Police Officer in the State of Texas.

Phil holds a bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science from Utah Valley University.

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Spencer Rosengren
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Spencer Rosengren is a QA Analyst/Jr. Engineer who works with an international quality assurance team to investigate issues and find solutions to a myriad of challenges.

Spencer knows unity makes or breaks an organization and that meekness plays a powerful roll in achievement.

Spencer assisted in managing a food quality assurance lab that provided out of house testing for multiple manufacturing facilities for an international humanitarian organization. He has also worked to build interdepartmental relations and supported the receipt of TGA certification for a manufacturing facility of a company with gross annual sales of over $2 billion.

Spencer is trained as a PCQI, has experience in the Food Industry, is familiar with FDA regulations within Title 21 of the CFR, and has a working knowledge of ALCOA-Plus principles.

Spencer holds a bachelor’s of science in Food Science and a minor in Chemistry from Brigham Young University.

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Taylour Shaw
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Taylour Shaw is a project administrator who helps oversee subcontractors, engineers, and linemen for Big-D Construction. Taylour loves working with a team that can takes plans and raw materials and turn them into buildings that will not only bring together communities but strengthen the local economy and its members. After growing up on construction sites, Taylour knows the importance of not cutting corners and putting in the additional work to see a job well done.

Taylour is currently working with the joint venture of Holder Big-D to maintain quality control on the Salt Lake City International Airport Project.

Taylour holds a bachelor’s of science in Technology Management from Utah Valley University.

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Hillary Slaughter
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Hillary Slaughter is a Program Coordinator who collaborates with designers and writers to produce insightful online content. Hillary believes that effective communication is key to growth both inside and outside of an organization. Hillary has developed an educational program from scratch, updated and managed a scientific product blog with more than 300 articles, and overseen social media content for a page with over 145,000 followers.

Hillary is an active member of her community, participating in a variety of service opportunities including promoting literacy at nearby schools through a national program and tying blankets for the oncology unit of a local children’s hospital.

Hillary holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in English with a minor in Communications from Brigham Young University.

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Michael Thurman
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Michael Thurman is an Associate Program Manager who works with Legrand, North America to plan, execute, and deliver software projects of various types and complexities to key markets and customers.

Michael believes that any project can find success and deliver on its goals by working with the right people, the right process, and the right planning.

Michael has supported the development and implementation of redesigned product development processes that have helped to plan projects more accurately and deliver them in their target delivery windows.

Michael is a certified JavaScript Web Developer (DevMountain), Superior Business Spanish Speaker (Camara de Comercio e Industria de Madrid), and Microsoft Excel 2016 Expert (Microsoft Office Specialist).

Michael holds a bachelor’s of science in Business Management, with an emphasis in International Business, from Utah Valley University. He also received the Global/Intercultural Distinction.

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Trevor Whited
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Trevor Whited is a Lubricant Sales Representative who works with Sinclair Oil Corporation. He markets their branded lubricants across the entire country through distributor networks to keep our cars, trucks and machinery running efficiently and effectively.

Trevor believes in working hard and doing business in an honest and ethical way. That is something that we strive for at Sinclair. We provide products that keep our lives moving and we do it honestly and ethically.

Trevor has landed two promotions since starting with Sinclair three years ago and helped the lubricants division in 2019 have their best year ever in sales and profit.

Trevor is certified in Business Spanish by the Camara of Madrid & University of Alcala in Spain.

Trevor holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with an emphasis in International Business from Utah Valley University.

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Jonah White
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Jonah White is an Account Manager at FreshLime helping to maintain and refine relationships with current partners. Jonah has worked in multiple roles within FreshLime including leading a Content Marketing team.

Jonah believes in bringing a positive attitude to every situation, providing contagious optimism. He believes in everyone he works with and has a passion for helping small businesses grow and stay connected with their customers. Jonah understands the importance of an online presence (especially for small businesses) and loves configuring individual strategy to sustain these connection points. Jonah has worked with everyone between a local business to companies with 50+ locations.

Jonah holds a bachelor’s of science in Digital Marketing from UVU.

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Jasmine Wilson
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Jasmine Wilson is a Lending Assistant who works with Vice Presidents, Loan Officers, Chief Lending Officers, and Branch Managers to best assist the local community with their commercial lending needs.

Jasmine believes customer service, drive, dedication, and grit make all the difference in a work environment. Having an impact on the community has allowed her to appreciate small business banking.

Jasmine worked in Operations at Northwest Federal Credit Union in the Washington, DC area. Throughout this experience, she worked under the Senior Vice President of Operations. This experience sparked her drive to pursue operations in the financial industry as a career.

Jasmine holds a bachelor’s of arts in Business Management with a minor in Psychology from Radford University.

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Mariela Alvarez
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Mariela Alvarez is Zions Bank Branch Manager for the Midvale location.

Mariela believes that by giving outstanding customer service she can contribute with the growing of the Midvale branch customer base and elevating the community's perception of Zions Bank's brand.

Mariela has supported the Salt Lake American Heart Association Walk for the past three years and is one of the top coaches for this organization, and contributed to multiple other organizations and charities through Zions Bank.

Mariela was awarded with Zions Bank's Best of the Bank Award in April 2019, Is NMLS certified, and a Notary Public.

Mariela holds a Bachelor's Degree in Latin American Studies from Brigham Young University.

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Brandon Andersen
Class of 2021

Brandon Andersen is the General Manager at a dairy and row crop farm, who works with his management team to profitably produce milk and crops to help feed the world. Brandon loves being able to effectively manage a team that helps bring wholesome foods from field to table, with a focus on food, animal, and employee safety.

Brandon has worked at improving employee efficiency by reducing headcount by 20% and has steadily improved herd genetics and reproductive performance. Brandon is also People First certified.

Brandon holds a BS in management from Brigham Young University.

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Theodore Baende
Class of 2021

Theodore Baende is a process owner who works at Intel Micron Technologies(IM Flash). He owns several steps in the designing and making of memory chips. Theodore holds a BS in Electrical engineering from Kennesaw State University and an Operations Management certificate from UVU.

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Faith Barney
Class of 2021

Faith Barney is a Payments and Risk Operations Manager whose team stops Fraud in the eCommerce world. Faith also manages new and existing fraud protection projects for many Walmart affiliate companies. Faith loves working with a team that directly impacts the business' bottom line by stopping fraud, developing new processes that save the company money and create a seamless customer experience. Faith is published in BYU's Psychological Journal: Intuition and was recently recognized as a top 1% performer by Walmart, the fortune 1 company in the world.

Faith holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Brigham Young University.

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Garan Black
Class of 2021

Garan Black is an Automation Engineer working with US Synthetic, developing equipment and processes for an industry-leading industrial diamond manufacturer. Garan has 13 years of experience in manufacturing, within multiple industries, including aerospace, outdoor retail, and oil & gas exploration.

Garan has been a Process Engineer, Quality Engineer, Project Manager and Quality Manager. He helped develop parts for companies such as Boeing, Lockheed-Martin, Northrop Grumman and Honeywell for both commercial and military applications. He also was the Project Manager in implementing a multimillion-dollar powder-coat paint line.

Garan has a working knowledge of Quality Management Systems, Root Cause Analysis, SPC, and GD&T. Garan holds a Black Belt in Six Sigma and over 10 years of working experience in Lean Manufacturing.

Garan holds a BS in Manufacturing Engineering from Weber State University.

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Chris Boone
Class of 2021

Chris Boone is a Client Advisor│ Risk Analyst who works, and builds rapport, with CEOs and top-level executives to help educate and advise how much risk is needed to be transferred through the purchasing of insurance. His financial and risk management background allows him to provide valuable insight and expertise to help his clients have a peace of mind and focus on growing their businesses.

Chris is a firm believer that service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth. He loves being in an industry where he is able to be an active part in the community, help others, and create lifelong relationships.

Chris donates his time and efforts in providing accounting services for a major non-profit organization called the Child Liberation Fund. This organization works directly with Operation Underground Railroad in trying to minimalize/eliminate child trafficking all over the world.

Chris has worked in several areas of construction. He has experience, along with several certifications and licenses, in the following trades; HVAC, plumbing, electrical, framing, and concrete. He loves being able to utilize his skills to help others.

Working at the Buckner Company, out of Salt Lake City, Chris is a certified Property and Casualty Producer looking to network and make new business connections.

Chris holds a BA in Finance from Utah Valley University.

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Steve Clark
Class of 2021

Steve Clark is a Senior Operations Manager who works with consumer product goods and food and beverage companies to manage their manufacturing operations, including sales and operations planning, demand planning, supply planning, and procurement.

Steve understands the importance of establishing healthy partnerships with vendors and contract manufacturers, especially for smaller, growing businesses that need higher in-stock to drive top-line growth. Being a good partner greases the wheels for cost reduction and process improvement initiatives, to better help the company's profit margins.

Steve has been a major contributor to Kodiak Cakes' year-over-year growth in the retail pancake mix category by maintaining a 98 percent in-full shipment rating. This has allowed the company to grow from $50 million to $170 million in revenue in two years. Steve has extensive knowledge of ERP systems, having helped launched SAP and NetSuite, as well as sophisticated supply chain software at his previous companies.

Steve is a trained manager in economic decision-making.

Steve holds a BA in Finance and Economics from Utah State University.

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Chett Coombs
Class of 2021

Chett Coombs is a marketing and sales strategist. He has helped software and consumer product companies understand their market fit, build strategic partnerships, drive demand, and put lifecycle marketing into action. His experiences include business development, email marketing, digital advertising, website optimization, marketing automation and operations, branding, and building and training a marketing team.

Chett's believes the biggest asset of a company isn't the IP or tech behind their product, but the people that make things work. His greatest joy comes from building a team and seeing them work together to meet objectives. When leading teams, he asks meaningful questions, contributes to solutions, and does his part to pull projects across the finish line.

Chett holds a BS in business management with an emphasis in marketing from Utah Valley University.

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Brianna Davison
Class of 2021

Brianna is a Business Analyst who works with executives, vice presidents, and managers to improve processes and efficiencies by building and enhancing systems for the Treasury Management Department of Zions Bank.

Brianna believes there is power in knowing how to use technology. It connects people, ideas, and information unlink anything before.

Brianna was hired as one of the youngest Analyst at Zions Bank because of her passion, hard work, and desire to learn.

Brianna holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems, Business Intelligence Systems and Minor in Data Analytics from Utah Valley University.

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Jonathan De Leon
Class of 2021

Jonathan De Leon is a Business Consultant who assists owners, operators, general managers, and other customers worldwide by providing training and consulting solutions for operations and task management software in English and Spanish.

After spending over six years in training, project management, and customer success, Jonathan knows how to engage with customers, cultivate positive customers' relationships, deescalate issues, and leverage results through the application of training and quality control abilities. Additionally, he has an aptitude for optimizing performance and motivating colleagues through team work and critical thinking —I am able to visualize success and identify innovative and effective strategies for achieving it.

Jonathan has trained and advised thousands of customers and associates from different parts of the world in topics of education, asset management, and consulting. He has worked on projects and processes to deliver services to 11,000+ students and volunteers for BYU Pathway Worldwide. He's also led to translate software and training materials from English to Spanish, including Jolt Software, and the section for Technology Specialist for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Currently, Jonathan is a board member of the BYU Management Society, leading efforts to assist Young Professionals with their careers.

Jonathan holds a BS in Communications with a minor in Business from Brigham Young University-Idaho.

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Keith Denos
Class of 2021

Keith Denos is General Manager for Provo River Water Users Association, a non-profit corporation that provides water to cities, farms and industry and is a drinking water supply source for over one million people along the Wasatch Front.

As Secretary-Treasurer to the Association Board of Directors, Keith is responsible to implement a $6.0 million annual budget and oversees the administration, operations and maintenance of facilities valued at over $250 million over a five-county area in north central Utah.

In Keith's nearly 25 years leading the Association he has championed capital infrastructure improvements projects totaling nearly $200 million. His most significant accomplishment was a $150 million pipeline project that required changes to state law and the Utah constitution, multiple congressional bills, and nearly four years of negotiations among five water districts, seven cities, two counties, and multiple state and federal agencies. Keith worked closely with legislators, congressmen and senators, and was instrumental in herding the cats and completing this project one year ahead of schedule and within 0.2 percent of budget.

In his private life Keith served for over 25 years in myriad roles as a volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America. In recognition of this the Great Salt Lake Council awarded him the Silver Beaver which is the highest award bestowed at the Council level. Keith has been active for almost 20 years in the Intermountain Section Water For People committee of the American Water Works Association – serving as chair for three years – in helping to raise funds and awareness to facilitate drinking water and sanitary projects in indigenous communities in third-world countries. Keith was awarded the AWWA Distinguished Public Service award and the Kenneth J. Miller Founders' award in recognition of his work in Scouting and for Water For People.

Keith earned a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MS in Irrigation Engineering from Utah State University and is a licensed professional engineer registered in the state of Utah.

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Keiton Dockstader
Class of 2021

Keiton Dockstader is a business minded innovator who works with a wide variety of people from well-educated Vice Presidents to young entrepreneurs to collaborate and create new processes and innovations.

Keiton spends his time working at Goldman Sachs as a financial analyst as well as running a small company in the rock-climbing industry. Keiton has enjoyed getting to see the whole picture as he has worked on both ends of the spectrum jumping back and forth from a big bank to a small startup.

Keiton has had the opportunity to successfully create and run a Kickstarter crowd funding campaign, advise and work with multiple startup companies, save companies thousands of dollars, and work on both financial and marketing teams in a variety of companies.

Keiton holds a BS in Finance from Brigham Young University.

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Brent Ellingson
Class of 2021

Brent Ellingson is the Manager of Web Development at the Brigham Young University Library. With over a decade of IT experience in higher education settings, Brent has a deep appreciation for the limited and valuable time of students and faculty. He understands providing access to the right resources as quickly and as effortlessly as possible is a key to student success. Brent and his team developed a system which has made it incredibly simple for students and faculty to access instructor assigned readings and course reserve items. This system coordinates the work and effort of the Library, the Copyright and Licensing Office, and the BYU Store to provide quick and affordable access to thousands of items. This system has been a major victory for the students and faculty at BYU.

Brent holds a BS in Computer Science and a Minor in Spanish from Brigham Young University – Idaho.

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Kevin Ford
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Kevin Ford is a Commercial Real Estate Agent who works with buyers, sellers, and tenants to help them buy, sell, and lease commercial space.

After over 10 years in the business, Kevin how to aggressively negotiate the best deal terms on behalf of his clients.

Kevin has been tasked with acquiring multiple chapel sites for the LDS Church, and listed and sold multiple office/warehouse investments. He also represents many well-known companies in leasing office space for operations as they grow and expand.

Kevin has a Bachelors Degree in Business from BYU, and a CCIM (certified commercial investment member) designation. He also spent over five years in the Olympic Orators Toastmasters Club, where he was club President in 2015, and gave dozens of public speeches.

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Katelyn Garner
Class of 2021

Katelyn Garner is a corporate culture consultant who works with health insurance brokerages to increase moral and incentivize employees.

Katelyn has seen many businesses neglect to nurture the culture of their company, which results in dishonest and unmotivated employees. She has found simple steps a company can take to instill vision and trust in its employees.

Katelyn has collaborated directly with the CEO and head of sales of a grossing million dollar company and has crafted personalized training presentations, manuals and lessons plans.

Katelyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Utah Valley University.

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Riley Garner
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Riley Garner is a Medicare Specialist Salesman who works with multibillion corporations to increase their revenue by growing their database of consumers.

Riley believes there is more to sales than trickery and pushy behavior. He knows how to sell to anyone and gain lifelong customers by identifying their needs and gaining their trust.

In the last 6 months, Riley has landed 500 to 600 accounts for his health insurance brokerage, generating over $150,000 of revenue.

Riley is a licensed health insurance agent in all 50 states and has experience as the head of sales of a grossing million dollar company.

Riley holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Entrepreneurship from Utah Valley University.

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Andrew Garrett
Class of 2021

Andrew Garrett is a marketing and advertising professional who works with sales teams to increase conversions by building trust with prospects. After four years in the workforce as a marketing professional, Andrew believes that the most rewarding work comes from helping others achieve their goals.

Andrew worked at the Utah Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau from 2015-2016 as a marketing manager. While in this role, Andrew focused on bringing attention to Utah Valley as both a tourism and business destination while partnering with major entities such as Sundance Mountain Resort, Thanksgiving Point, and the Utah Valley Convention Center. In 2017, Andrew landed a new position at SecurityMetrics as a product marketing manager. While at SecurityMetrics, Andrew's focus has been on increasing sales for the company's high-end data security services. Andrew hosts webinars featuring industry experts, writes copy for the website, ads, and videos, and produces product-specific content aimed at making salespersons' lives easier when it comes to closing deals.

Andrew holds a BA in communications, with an emphasis in advertising and a minor in English, from Brigham Young University.

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Ben Godfrey
Class of 2021

Ben Godfrey is a marketing strategist and entrepreneur who works with executives, managers, and employees to create brand awareness and provide enough value to create brand loyalty among customers.

Ben believes that no matter what tactic is leveraged for revenue growth, it will only succeed if the business listens to and understands the customer on a personal level. People decide to purchase products, not organizations.

Ben has worked as a Marketing Strategist at Fluid Advertising, increasing client revenues through a variety of advertising tactics in both B2B and B2C industries. The most notable experience being a 33% closing rate for a B2B software company through account-based marketing. He is currently a Managing Partner in a service-based B2B and B2C startup.

Ben is a strategic marketer with hands-on experience in managing advertising campaigns, a leader with an entrepreneurial growth mindset, and a data-driven decision maker. Ben was awarded the Outstanding Graduate award for the Weber State Entrepreneurship minor. He was also taught by Alan Hall, founder of Marketstar and Mercato Partners in leadership and scaling businesses.

Ben holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration — Marketing, Minor in Entrepreneurship from Weber State University.

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Sharon Hatton
Class of 2021

Sharon Hatton is an Instructional Support Technologist who partners with Deans, Department Chairs, Faculty, and Students to help create and maintain a thriving online learning environment. With over a decade of management and training experience, Sharon knows what truly drives success in her team is a safe working environment that promotes employee health and growth with encouragement and proper use of incentives. Sharon believes in connecting with her colleagues and creating a relationship that fosters understanding and unity with management. Sharon understands that all students and faculty are unique and should be able to allow their ideas and learning to flourish in whatever way is most valuable for each individual.

Sharon has worked extensively with her team to develop and implement a University-wide template. This template creates unity in the courses offered by Utah Valley University as well as provides courses with common navigation to students. She is continually learning new technologies to redesign the workflow and increase productivity and creativity in her team.

Sharon has had several years of training in people management and communication. She has been coached extensively in developing and maintaining a healthy work culture.

Sharon holds a BS in biotechnology and a BS in biology from Utah Valley University.

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Natalie Healy
Class of 2021

Natalie Healy is an IT Specialist who works with different divisions across IT to help Utah Valley University connect using technology to their advantage. She also serves as an elected official where she's leading the digitalization of outdated processes to encourage a faster connection of ideas across the entire university setting. She has been recognized for her work in numerous peer awards.

Natalie holds a bachelor of science from Brigham Young University in Clothing and Textiles with an emphasis in Business Management.

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Zach Kidd
Class of 2021

Zach Kidd is a Financial Analyst who works with L3Harris to ensure multi-million-dollar projects are completed in a timely manner and stay within the budget. These projects are what allow the Department of Defense to defend our nation.

Zach knows that finance is the life blood of any operation, the things that are completed in the finance department allow military men and women to use the most advanced, and highest quality products.

Zach has assisted military personnel receive their multi-million-dollar projects on time and at the most competitive prices possible.

Zach is a trained financial analyst with a broad range of proficiency in analytical tools.

Zach holds a BS in Finance and Economics from Utah Valley University.

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Deanna De Kinsey
Class of 2021

Deanna De Kinsey is an Operations Manager who works with CEOs, executives and startup companies to grow their professional brands, marketing, public relations, and sales. De believes that anything worth doing is worth doing well and gives her all to anything she is doing.

De started off her career as a residential and commercial escrow officer. She was then hired at a national property management company where she led 50+ franchises across the US which resulted in obtaining several large REO government contracts. After her work in the real estate and property management industry she moved into the insurance/financial services industry where she grew and managed an insurance/financial service business with a few sales individuals. In addition to her managerial expertise De is a licensed escrow, life, health, property and casualty insurance officer, and notary public.

De holds a BA in psychology and community health science from Utah Valley University.

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Kim Leseberg
Class of 2021

Kim Leseberg is the Director of Student Computing at Utah Valley University, working with students and faculty to ensure that several academic and open labs are ready for each new term. Student Computing also provides mobile and laptop printing throughout the University for the students. Kim knows how important the technology needs are for Student Success and always strives to make sure the students' needs are met. She values each student suggestion and does the best she can to implement as many of their suggestions as possible.

Kim has worked for almost 20 years in Information Technology at Utah Valley University. To her the most rewarding qualities of the job are relationships and friendships she has formed with students and colleagues. She partners with UVUSA, Student Life, and Esports to provide an afterhours practice lab. She was also instrumental in the implementation of hallway computers and printers throughout campus for handy student access.

Kim is a Microsoft Certified Professional and has received multiple peer rewards while at UVU.

Kim holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Utah Valley University.

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Moises Lopez
Class of 2021

Moises Lopez is a marketing events specialist who manages training events across the U.S. Events are transformative experiences that offer unique chances for companies to build lasting impressions. Moises works hard to ensure a seamless experience for customers, so they keep coming back.

Moises holds a BA in Recreation and Event Management from Brigham Young University.

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Brad Marshall
Class of 2021

Brad Marshall is a support and professional services leader who works with education leaders and publishers to improve their reach and execution of their digital initiatives.

After spending more than a decade in education technology, Brad knows the importance of online education and its ramifications on improving the lives of all students.

Brad leads a team of professionals to provide "world class" services (Net Promoter Score = 72) and excellent customer satisfaction (99.69% over the previous 3 years).

Brad is a recipient of the Newell K. Whitney Distinguished Award and the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

Brad holds a BS in Business Management from BYU–Idaho, with an emphasis in marketing and language.

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Brayden Martin
Class of 2021

Brayden Martin is a Media Buyer/Analyst & Strategist who helps build brands for in-market clients, Molio uses a video-first method to build unprecedented brand awareness and consumer action with a proprietary combination of content, media, and analytics strategy we call the Molio Method. Brayden knows the best and most relevant methods to lift brands from obscurity to relevancy in consumers' eyes with a video-first approach to learn, optimize, and scale for a maximum business impact. At the core, Brayden's ultimate goal is to validate and grow brands.

Brayden has worked with many large brands such as Celestial Seasonings, KT Tape, Gillette, Greek Gods Yogurt, Tyson Foods Innovation Labs, Alba Botanica, UCCU, and many other types of brands. Brayden has helped them grow across the board in their marketing efforts, has helped validate their products, and has helped increase ROI in multiple aspects. In addition to his experience, he is also certified in almost all of the digital advertising platforms you can think of.

Brayden holds a BA in marketing from Utah Valley University.

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Taylor McBride
Class of 2021

Taylor McBride is a Regional Sales Director in the software industry who currently works with businesses who need to increase their online recognition, searchability, and website conversion. After spending nearly a decade working in sales (specifically software), Taylor knows what it means to be a trusted advisor and consultant, and has brought that knowledge to his teams in various leadership positions.

Taylor is trained in EDGE, The Challenger Sale, and MEDDIC, and is an avid consumer of new books, blogs, and podcasts on sales techniques. He has excelled at some of the most prestigious local software companies, including Podium, BambooHR, and Qualtrics. He is a consistent top performer and has also led teams to great success.

Taylor holds a BA in Political Science and a minor in Business from the Arizona State University.

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Emi Fukino Miskin
Class of 2021

Emi Fukino Miskin is an Art Gallery Supervisor and Artist, who helps curate artwork as well as provide a space for high profile individuals and groups to explore creative outlets at Sundance Art Studio and Gallery.

Emi believes that art is a tool that allows people connect to their surroundings and challenge themselves to find new perspectives in all aspects of their lives.

Emi teaches and manages over 1000 classes and workshops a year. Teaching fine art skills such as drawing, watercolor, acrylic, oil, and encaustic techniques, how to throw pottery as well as how to make soap, jewelry making, leather working, and more.

Emi is a trained artist who has had her artwork commissioned for the visiting artist program as well as been a featured in the Art Stroll. Emi was also chosen to host a Plein Air art workshop at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.

Emi holds a BA in art and design with a Minor in art history from Utah Valley University.

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Matt Murdoch
Class of 2021

Matt Murdoch is an Operations Manager for Alpine Communications. Alpine Communications provides Audiovisual, Data Communications, Automation, Surveillance, and IT services for commercial and residential clients.

Matt believes that being customer centric is an essential component of a successful business. Always doing the things the right way and striving to make each project one of their best projects is what drives his company.

Matt enjoys policy related research. He worked as an Intern for Senator Orrin Hatch on the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary. He has worked for and volunteered on numerous successful political campaigns.

Matt holds a BA in Political Science from Utah Valley University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

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Logan Nelson
Class of 2021

Logan Nelson is a Customer Service Manager with banking experience. Logan has worked at different retail banking institutions for nearly a decade. Throughout his career, he has learned what it takes to motivate and, when necessary, have difficult conversations. He currently works closely with executives to ensure a high degree of customer service is achieved at the branch level.

In addition to hands on experience, Logan has attended managerial trainings such as Crucial Conversations. To further hone his bilingual capabilities, Logan received an Advanced Business Certification from the Chamber of Commerce Madrid, Spain. Logan is a certified Notary Public.

Logan holds a BA in political science from Utah Valley University.

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Adam Pascale
Class of 2021

Adam Pascale is an experienced leader who works with teams across organizations to reach their maximum potential both professionally and personally. Adam firmly believes that building strong teams and making it about your people is the cornerstone of success for any organization across industries and regardless of their mission.

Adam has supported major business initiatives and has driven winning strategies that have increased revenues, employee engagement and customer satisfaction in the financial and consumer products industries. Adam has received multiple awards for his leadership and dedication to the teams that he leads and has helped develop many individual contributors into successful leaders.

Adam holds a BA in History from the University of Utah.

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Ryan Petersen
Class of 2021

Ryan Petersen is a Software Test Engineer who facilitates communication between Consumers, Engineers and Product Management in order to develop a quality product while ensuring a simple experience that overcomes barriers thus enabling the ultimate purpose of, we create inspiring experiences that bring joy to all people as they discover, gather, and connect their family – past, present, and future. Ryan knows how to approach the problem in the eyes of the customer and is able to communicate that to those that make the decisions at the top, this allows for a quality, simple, easy to use application.

Ryan has worked in finance for 5 years, received two Bachelor's Degrees, and transitioned from Finance to Software Development. Ryan has been accepted to present on Model Based Testing (Bleeding edge Technology) in a local Conference. Ryan is a trained mentor and has mentored several Software Test Engineers.

Ryan holds a BS in Economics from Brigham Young University and a BS in Computer Science with and emphasis in Software Development from Utah Valley University.

Ryan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Utah Valley University.

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Adam Richardson
Class of 2021

Adam Richardson is a Marketing Event Coordinator who works with Human Resources and Training Professionals to bring life changing trainings to originations that need help with communication, accountability and productivity. Adam is passionate about events and the experiences of clients at the events to create passion about brands and products.

Adam manages over 30 events every year in various locations across the Western United States and Central Canada.

Adam holds a BA in communications and public relations from Brigham Young University.

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Taylor Shumway
Class of 2021

Taylor Shumway is a Talent Acquisition and Development Specialist who recruits and works with new employees coming into organizations to on-board and train them in an effective manner.

Taylor has a proven track record of sourcing and retaining top talent and can connect with executives just as easily as he can with entry-level employees. Taylor has worked as a Corporate Trainer and Recruiter with his current employer for just under a year. New employees that have gone through Taylor's training program have increased revenue by 631% compared to new employees hired and trained the previous year. This was done with fewer new employees and was accomplished in the first 9 months of the year. His work with the remainder of the call center floor has resulted in year-over-year revenue growth of 36%, resulting in the most profitable year in his company's 28 years of operation and largest year-over-year growth by over 25%. Taylor has a Corporate Training Certificate from the University of Utah and a Bachelors in Psychology from Brigham Young University.

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Philip Stone
Class of 2021

Philip Stone is a Director of IT that works with diverse companies to run and manage the full spectrum of Information Technology systems.

Philip believes that there is no greater honor in the world, than to see someone succeed at what they want and grow because you taught them how!

Philip is a U.S Army veteran that has led IT departments for multiple companies around the US. From Bio Tech, manufacturing, answering service and SaaS companies to the military, I have never stopped learning.

Philip holds IT certifications in ITILv3, CCNA, MCITP, and A+. In the military I served for 15 months in Iraq, was Airborne, and a Special Forces Qualification Selection graduate.

Philip holds a bachelor's degree in Communication and Network Management from DeVry University.

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Jace Stringham
Class of 2021

Jace Stringham is a Clinical Specialist who works with physicians to bring alternative therapies to people who suffer from chronic pain. Jace knows that each individual, whether they suffer from chronic pain or not, can achieve great things when given the right resources and support system.

Over the past few years, Jace has become an expert in the state of Utah in a groundbreaking new type of therapy for patients with nerve damage in their lower extremities and has trained several physicians to master a complex surgical technique to deliver this therapy. The most fulfilling aspect of his job is to see how this therapy has helped patients regain their lives.

Jace holds a BS in family studies from Brigham Young University.

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Meagan Swarnes
Class of 2021

Megan Swarnes is a Brand Manager who works with companies and individuals to fulfill their promotional item needs.

Megan believes in helping others and giving them the best care and customer service. She strives to provide all with the same level of care that she would expect if she were the client. Megan does her best to make those around her feel important and let them know that they are heard; she works hard to serve them and help them however she can.

Megan has worked with large branded national customers such as Doterra, Skipio, Adobe and Ancestry. She also works with other local established companies and starting companies. She has clients in many different fields and has been able to expand her knowledge on different industries.

Megan holds a BS in Community Health Education from Utah Valley University.

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Ruddy Umba
Class of 2021

Ruddy Umba is a credit special who works credit customers to ensure accurate credit decisions by reviewing and analyzing credit data and financial information of credit applicants. To accomplish an excellent work, Ruddy focuses on providing his client with the best experience in order to reach high level of satisfaction. In addition, Ruddy main objective is to help people. He believes that by doing his job right, he is helping people meeting their financial goal. Ruddy long-term goal is to return home and contribute to the development of the Democratic Republic in the Congo, where he is originally from.

Ruddy hold a bachelor's degree in finance from Utah valley University.

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Brian Walker
Class of 2021

Brian Walker is a CPA who works with Canopy Tax to help build tax software solutions for practitioners. He previously worked with WSRP in the tax department filing hundreds of returns for all entity types. Brian knows the challenges facing tax practitioners and has seen how creative and innovative solutions ease tax filing burdens.

Brian knows the nuances of small business accounting and tax compliance. He has had experience in multiple industries including retail, medical services, and athletics. In his current role at Canopy Tax he led a team to successfully complete the California individual portion of the individual return software.

Brian holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from BYU and a master's degree in tax from Weber State University.

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Bradford Whipple
Class of 2021

Bradford T Whipple is an On-site Support Specialist for AVI-SPL, who works with clients to update and maintain Audiovisual systems as part of a Global Account team. After 11 years in the AV industry, Bradford believes employee development should be a primary focus for a companies' future growth.

Bradford knows the value of learning from one's mistakes to improve for the future. In recent years he has led AV projects for the University of Utah, many K-12 schools, Samsung Outdoor, and Real Salt Lake. Bradford has seen firsthand the impact on employees, as companies focus primarily on customer at the sacrifice of developing employees. He believes that as people are encouraged to develop their skills and given proper training, the customers' needs will be taken care of. From these valuable experiences he desires to become a leader who see his colleagues' successes as a valuable part of a company's growth.

Bradford has achieved a CTS-D (Certified Technology Specialist- Design) from AVIXA and continues pursuing certifications in the Audio-Visual Industry. He has experience with Auto-Cad, Microsoft Office, and has pursued leadership and management trainings trough LinkedIn Learning to improve his skills in business.

Bradford holds a BA in Business Administration from The University of Phoenix.

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Tristan Wright
Class of 2021

Tristan Wright is a Customer Success Team Lead who works with internal employees and coaches them on how to best help business owners improve their daily operations through digital software.

After working with hundreds of businesses, Tristan knows what it takes to effectively lead a team and drive success with customers through the use of software. It all about solving their problem and not just offering them a solution.

Tristan has helped hundreds of organizations improve their operations, including Domino's Pizza, Chick-fil-A, Culver's and McDonald's.

Tristan holds BS in Marketing from Utah Valley University.

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Shanice Adesotu
Accelerated 2021 Graduate

Shanice Adesotu has worked in several areas of construction. She has experience, along with several certifications such as: OSHA-10, aggregate testing, and asphalt testing. Shanice is a U.S. Army soldier who understands the importance of duty and selfless service in order to help her community.

Shanice is the co-owner of ESA Cleaning Services where she takes pride in providing exceptional commercial and residential services throughout Utah. She believes that by providing excellent customer service she can contribute to the expansion of ESA Cleaning Services.

Shanice holds an associate’s of applied science in Civil Engineering Technology and a bachelor’s of applied science in Applied Science from Idaho State University.

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Nathan Alkema
Accelerated 2021 Graduate

Nathan Alkema is an Accountant for Advanced CFO, a business consulting firm specializing in outsourced financial and turnaround services.

Nathan has several years of experience working in a variety of other fields; including construction, sales, and insurance. He is a firm believer that a company depends on the success of its culture, sales, and money management.

He is also QuickBooks and Excel certified and is pursuing his CPA licensing.

Nathan holds a bachelor’s of science in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance and Accounting from Brigham Young University-Idaho where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

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Willian Augusto
Accelerated 2021 Graduate

Willian M. Augusto is an MBA student with an emphasis in Finance and a passion for entrepreneurship who strives to always do his best in everything he pursues. He opened his first business at the age of 13 and has since had the opportunity to successfully repeat the accomplishment on 3 other occasions.

During his adult life and college experience, he worked as a HR regional manager in a national chain of retail stores, as an accounting assistant, and has held multiple leadership positions in all of the few other entry-level jobs he worked at. All this experience has also taught him excellent time-management skills as he strove to fulfill his roles as a husband and a father of two at the same time.

Willian is a certified Web designer and has a good knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Java, as well as Python, and C++.

Willian holds a Bachelor’s of Science in University Studies with a minor in Geology from the Brigham Young University-Idaho.

Willian is currently working as a self-employed individual while also in the process of starting his 5th company and finishing his master’s degree at Utah Valley University.

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Leonard Bagalwa
Accelerated 2021 Graduate

A refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Leonard is married to his beautiful Best Bagalwa and they have four children, three girls and one boy.

Leonard has over six years of experience working with refugees in Utah and has served on the boards of multiple non-profit organizations for two years. Leonard lived in refugee camps in Malawi and Zimbabwe for more than three years before coming to the United States. Leonard is the founder and former president of UVU African Club, a club that transformed the perception of Africa in the eyes of the local community and state of Utah.

Leonard is the founder and Executive Director of the Utah Valley Refugees. Leonard is committed to maximizing the positive impact he can make in the world to bless many individuals. He believes that his personal experiences and the work he does can empower people and transform lives.

Leonard completed his undergraduate in Public and Community Health Education at Utah Valley University.

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Adam Calder
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Adam Calder is a business analyst and strategist who works with a wide variety of companies from small startup businesses to large corporations to create more effective processes to maximize revenue and help businesses operate more efficiently.

Adam believes that if a business can improve their efficiency, they can reinvest their time and resources into a better customer experience and product. He also believes that prioritizing the people behind a business will bring a company the most success.

Adam has worked at Topgolf as a marketing analyst and helped foster community relationships. He helped design and implement an outreach program into public schools to build meaningful connections between the company and people. Adam has also had the opportunity to consult with a couple startup companies and advise them on how to best grow their business and improve their operations.

Adam holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with an emphasis in Entrepreneurial Management from Brigham Young University-Idaho.

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Jamaica Christensen
Accelerated 2021 Graduate

Jamaica Christensen Martin is a co-founder and CEO of Spud Funds, a business her and her husband started. They visit cities throughout the country and deliver produce. They also sell produce to organizations and help them organize successful fundraisers.

Jamaica also works for a local law firm as a traveling sales consultant helping small business owners and medical professionals understand how to protect themselves from litigation. After playing two years of basketball at a SLCC, Jamaica transferred to Utah Valley University where she competed on the women's track team.

While at Utah Valley Jamaica obtained a bachelor's degree in Family Science.

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Himanshu Chopra
Accelerated 2021 Graduate

Himanshu was born and raised in India, where he worked in the Accounting, Finance, Management and Teaching Sectors. More challenges beckoned, eventually co-founding Fluffy Clouds, professionally engaged in setting up and operating financial and accounting aspects of different entities, managing the corporations and complying with rules and regulations. Himanshu is passionate about volunteer work, particularly in areas of academic and career support and development. In his spare time Himanshu enjoys photography, reading, hiking, biking and exploring new places. After graduating from his UVU MBA, Himanshu hopes to achieve success in managing companies as a CEO/CFO.

Himanshu Chopra is an innovative and driven accounting professional with over 10 years’ experience. Himanshu strives to learn new ways of doing things and takes on challenges that are sometimes out of his comfort zone. Himanshu has strong interpersonal skills by building confidence from colleagues that work around and across the organization. Himanshu leads by example and is one that rolls up his sleeves to get the job done by finding solutions to what keeps the CEO and other executive members up at night. It is Himanshu’s unusual ability to communicate and bridge the gap between what has been done and what others say can’t be accomplished that make him stand out above the rest when it comes to his leadership and abilities.

Previously, Himanshu gave his outstanding contribution to Amazon in their fulfillment center. Before that Himanshu was the Manager of Ashok Arora & Co. and Stewart & Christenson, certified public accountants, where he led and managed all of the company’s accounting, treasury and operational efficiencies.

Himanshu started his career in New Delhi working for Ashok Arora & Co. as an intern and then their Manager for nearly 9 years going on to work in a hospitality environment at Heera Sweets Corporation as a Sr. Manager in accounts and finance. Himanshu also dedicated his 3 years of life in teaching undergraduate and graduate students in years 2010 to 2013.

Himanshu has an MCOM from Dr. CVRU, a BCom in Commerce, a CA (like CPA) and currently studying for an MBA.

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Fletcher Cypert
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Fletcher Cypert is a logistician who works with the United States Army to help sustain both foreign and domestic US forces. He believes in helping others to give them the ability and resources to thrive in any circumstances. Fletcher has worked for the US Army for over 8 years and has had a multitude of opportunities to train with multiple different countries. His most rewarding experience was serving on a police advising team to the Afghanistan National Police. This experienced helped him gain a new perspective of why he continues to serve in the Army and how important and rewarding it is to help those who are not capable of helping themselves.

Fletcher is a trained logistician certified in movements through all modes of transportation with all types of equipment and supplies to including HAZMAT.

Fletcher has received multiple Army Commendation Medals and a Meritorious Service Medal.

Fletcher holds a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Colorado State University.

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Hyrum Dansie
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Hyrum Dansie is an Aflac Benefits Coordinator who helps employees of local businesses to create a personalized benefits plan tailored to their needs. Hyrum works with business owners across the state of Utah, ranging from Logan to Richfield, educating clients and ensuring confidence in the Aflac brand. His accounts vary in size, from simple three man auto shops to mining operations hosting over a thousand employees. Servicing such accounts and assisting individual policy holders is how he maintains customer satisfaction far beyond the initial enrollment.

Hyrum believes the role of an insurance agent is to guide and educate, not to sell.

Hyrum is a licensed health accident and life insurance agent in the state of Utah.

Hyrum holds a bachelor’s of science in Psychology from Utah Valley University.

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Braden Fisher
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Braden Fisher is a Financial Markets Trader who works with other traders to help them better understand the financial markets while enrolled full-time in the UVU MBA in Finance.

Braden believes the valuable skills acquired through the MBA will improve his network, and better prepare him to be an influential leader in Corporate Financial Management.

Braden has worked in various roles throughout his college career including managing a team in customer service to starting, running, and selling his own business. He has a strong understanding of team leadership, building comprehensive financial statement models to secure funding, and analyzing marketing campaigns.

Braden is taking the necessary steps forward to earn the CPA designation to provide him a better understanding of the financial situation of his employer and, in combination with an MBA, make strategic decisions for the future.

Braden holds a bachelor's of science in Marketing with minors in Management and Finance from Utah Valley University.

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Beau Freeman
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Beau Freeman is currently a Finance and Insurance Manager at Labrum Auto Group.

Beau believes that every person is unique, and establishing true connection with customers and clients is essential for success.

Beau has worked as the Head of Sales and Operations Manager for two different startups, iStabilizer and Tavolo Rental playing key roles of the growth and development of those businesses.

Beau holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing with a Minor in Business Management from Utah Valley University.

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Austin Garrett
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Austin Garrett is a Merchandising Specialist who works with sales, merchandising, and operations managers to help consistently increase revenue year over year, while strategically working to minimize losses.

Austin believes that the key to being successful in a business is hard work and determination. Making sure that you put the customer first and taking care of your employees as well, is the winning formula for a business in any sector to grow and prosper.

Austin has had the opportunity to work alongside nonprofit organizations, schools, and volunteer groups to facilitate the acquisition of nutritional assistance and educational opportunities to those most in need in order to make positive change in communities around Utah.

Austin is a Certified Family Wellness Associates Family Life Educator.

Austin holds a bachelor’s of science in Family Science from Utah Valley University.

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Landon Hirz
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Landon is a full-time MBA student who works as a Graduate Assistant in Utah Valley University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. He helps professors with their research, classroom and project management, along with other TA duties.

Landon believes that the information and knowledge gained from helping the professors and attending the MBA program will allow him to successfully analyze and implement new processes that will contribute to a business’s future success.

Landon has worked in many industries such as: Agriculture, Construction, and Distribution. He owned and operated a lawn care business that was then sold to support his educational endeavors.

Landon is also an Eagle Scout Awardee and because of his interest in staying healthy, he is a certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist.

Landon holds a degree in Business Administration along with two Minors in International Business and Entrepreneurship from Eastern Washington University.

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Bryan Holman
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Bryan Holman is currently a stay-at-home father, helping to raise the remaining 9 of 10 children while also caring for his wife, Romina, who is still recovering from over 20 surgeries she has endured, resulting from a rear-end collision by a double-loader dump truck.

Bryan is an accomplished, results-oriented veteran who served in the United States Army as a Military Intelligence Officer with over 22 years of leadership and management experience. He is ready to transfer versatile knowledge and skills to the financial services or business management industries. Having deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, he knows firsthand of the importance of good leadership and followership and its ramifications on building successful teams and organizations.

Bryan is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel whose last assignment was leading and working with 405 soldiers as the Battalion Commander for the 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion (LINGUIST). Bryan also served as the Deputy Director for a national industry-leading translation and analysis center with over 200 employees, whose multi-faceted mission is indispensable for the federal organizations it supported. As a direct result of his leadership and mentorship, the organization experienced historic achievements in both efficiency and production. Bryan is also fluent in Spanish and maintains an intermediate level in Mandarin Chinese.

Bryan earned a bachelor’s of science in Liberal Studies from Excelsior College with a focus in Mandarin Chinese.

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Joshua Jensen
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Joshua Jensen is an entrepreneur and real estate investor who is passionate about creating opportunities for others.

Joshua knows that employees want to strive for growth not only within the company, but in their personal lives. Goals provide direction and motivation to reach their potential and succeed.  Joshua believes that with a goal in mind, anything is possible.

Because of Joshua's drive to succeed, he has acquired many of his goals including acquiring rental properties, engineering and facilitating a start-up a company, winning first place in his first Half Iron-man, and living in the Holy Land (Jerusalem) during a four month study-abroad.

Joshua has been a certified Pharmacy Technician for the past seven years and has lived in Japan for two years where he learned to love the Japanese language and culture. He continues to study Japanese to maintain fluency.

Joshua holds a bachelor’s of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University.

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Isabel Jones
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Isabel Dawe is a goalkeeper who has played 4 years of Division 1 soccer and is now proud to be part of the UVU Women's Soccer team.

Isabel believes that setting goals and working hard is the key to success in all areas of life. Isabel has worked within her family's business and has learned first-hand the elements of being successful in an entrepreneurial environment.

Isabel is a trained and certified soccer coach and has many young athletes that she trains and coaches privately.

Isabel holds a bachelor’s of arts Degree in Public Relations from Gonzaga University.

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Mackay Jones
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MacKay Jones is a Marketing Professional at 97th Floor, a digital marketing agency that elevates brands and organizations from all over the United States.

MacKay believes that communication is key in marketing (and in all realms of business) and has used his communication skills to better the lives of his clients, coworkers, and other associates.

MacKay has worked at Startup Grind, a San Francisco based company that brings entrepreneurs and venture capitalists together at large-scale conferences all over the world. He’s also worked closely with enterprise businesses such as: Salesforce, eos, and many others on improving their digital marketing and bettering their company’s success.

MacKay is bilingual and is certified in Google Ads, Google Analytics, Content Marketing, Inbound Marketing, and much more.

MacKay holds a bachelor’s of arts in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing from Utah Valley University.

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Cody Katich
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Cody is a professional support agent at Greenix Pest Control who works directly with sales representatives and technicians to ensure all current and future customers are satisfied with their subscriptions.

Cody believes that by providing world class service to technicians and sales representatives he can further the rapid growth of Greenix Pest Control and help it become the best pest control company in the nation.

Cody has worked in a variety of departments at Greenix Pest Control including: billing, customer service, customer loyalty, and professional support. Cody interned for the BYU Men’s basketball, football and Rugby teams as an athletic training student. Cody volunteered for the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation and helped translating for Hispanic families to ensure they received money to pay for hospital bills, monthly rent, gas, etc. while their children underwent cancer treatments.

Cody holds a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Brigham Young University.

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Cambree King
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Cambree is currently a full-time student in the UVU MBA program. She is a natural born leader and has a wide range of experience in event management, product design, healthcare and entrepreneurship.

Cambree believes that success is found when the strengths of diverse individuals are recognized and utilized within an organization. When individuals are given the opportunity to use their unique strengths within a team, the output is much greater.

For several years, Cambree planned large events and was later recruited to help build an event planning program to accommodate the increased size and detail of the events. Cambree has held a variety of roles and understands the importance of hard work and dedication.

Cambree enjoys volunteering as a member of the Distinguished Young Women of Utah State board and treasures the opportunity it gives her to see others reach their potential and succeed.

Cambree holds a bachelor’s of science in Molecular Biology and minor in Business Management from Brigham Young University.

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Ryan Kosmynka
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Ryan Kosmynka is an Account Manager at KT Tape who works with clinical and independent customers.

Ryan believes after playing baseball at the NCAA DII level, it has not only expanded his network but also strengthened his communication, time-management, and leadership skills.

Ryan spends his time bringing breakthrough solutions to enable people to perform painlessly at their best.

Ryan continues to work at KT Tape with clinicians and retailers to help bring drug-free pain relief and injury management to the market.

Ryan holds a bachelor’s of arts in Business Administration at Notre Dame College.

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Caleb Kwok
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Caleb is currently a student in the UVU MBA program who previously worked for Sandy Physical Therapy & Aquatics as a Marketing Coordinator developing and executing marketing strategies to effectively attract and retain clients for the clinic.

Caleb believes his work ethic, team skills, and unique ability to build trust and relationship with people have been the integral factors for his previous marketing success. He anticipates that the skills he will gain from the MBA program would allow him to thrive further in any future marketing and management endeavors.

Caleb holds a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Brigham Young University.

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Derek Lamb
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Derek is an experienced leader who has served communities as a committed corporate citizen providing transportation services, exceeding customer expectations for service, quality, value, and creating a great work environment  for employee development.

Derek has climbed the corporate ladder aiding in fleet inventory management among the south-west regions of Virginia. After working with several businesses, Derek knows what it takes to effectively lead a team and drive success with customers through the use of transportation because “Operational and financial achievements don’t last if they don’t also correlate with superior customer service.” (Chrissy Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer – Enterprise Holdings).

Derek is a trained manager who holds broad range of proficiency in sales and customer service.

Derek has a bachelor’s of science in Liberal Arts from Southern Virginia University.

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Erik Lyons
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Erik Lyons is an NCAA Athlete on the Men's Soccer team at UVU who has worked in a wide variety of part-time and full-time positions across different fields and industries.

Erik believes that a desire to learn new things and relentlessness in the face of adversity will inevitably lead to overcoming any challenge one may confront.

Erik was a member of the founding team at a state-of-the-art multi-million dollar startup soccer and fitness training facility in Silicon Valley that blended the latest in sports and fitness technology with all of the everyday conveniences and services fitness gyms and sports facilities can provide.

Erik is a peer-reviewed and published writer of Anthropological research and is set to present his work this upcoming Spring at the Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast Conference 2021 at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Erik holds a bachelor's degree in Anthropology with a minor in Philosophy from Saint Mary's College of California.

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Ryan McLain
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Ryan McLain is a hard worker who is currently attending Utah Valley University to get his Master’s of Business Administration in Management.

Ryan believes that hard work will always pay off and that you can get through any challenge by taking it head on and finding the correct solutions by being open to all options possible.

Ryan served a mission in Portland, Oregon and learned a lot of skills that will allow him to be successful for the rest of his life.

Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship from Utah Valley University.

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Scott Mitchell
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Lance Moesser
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Lance Moesser is a technology software salesman who works with CFO’s of both small and large companies to help them easily track their organizations financials.

Lance knows that a successful sales rep needs to build their foundation on work ethic, a passion for helping individuals, and integrity.

Lance over the past year has been the sales rep to have brought over the most potential clients to the company than any other sales rep in his organization. The results based from his work has led Lance to achieve several company awards along with invitations to VIP company leisure trips with the CEO and other executives.

Lance is a trained team leader who has built multiple sales teams from the ground up.

Lance holds a bachelor’s of science in Economics from Brigham Young University.

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Leslie Montgomery
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Leslie Montgomery is the Program Director at EMT Utah, an emergency medical training facility. She works closely with the state and national certification offices and the school’s faculty and staff to help students obtain and maintain certifications and licenses in the field of emergency medicine.

Leslie knows that developing a trusting relationship with employees that allows them to have autonomy and accountability is of utmost importance in business. She is a firm believer in open communication and in integrating lighthearted humor into the workplace to decrease stress and maintain a healthy environment for productivity and creativity.

Leslie is a state-licensed and nationally-registered Advanced Emergency Medical Technician as well as a state-endorsed EMS educator who has spent countless hours instructing classes and sharing her love for emergency medicine with her students. She consistently produces cognitive exam pass rates above the school, state, and national averages and has many previous students who now serve the public in various fire departments, hospitals, and clinics.

Leslie graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s of science in Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation from Utah Valley University.

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Jayce Penman
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Jayce Penman is a full time MBA student who has worked in multiple capacities in two analytical labs. As a Study Director Jayce worked with hundreds of medical device companies to validate the reprocessing instructions of their devices.

Jayce was able to serve these companies by creating unique and fair studies that conformed to the relevant testing standards, making suggestions for more ideal reprocessing steps, and educating clients on the best practices. Jayce was able to serve his coworkers by acting as a formal Mentor and Hands-on Trainer for new employees, and consulting with his fellow study directors on complex issues.

Jayce strives to improve businesses by creating simpler and more effective processes, improving communication in all capacities, and upholding and enforcing the highest degrees of integrity and quality.

In his time in the lab Jayce was able to create a new system for test preparation, which greatly reduced errors and preparation time for critical and complex studies.

Jayce holds a bachelor's degree in Human Biology from Brigham Young University Idaho.

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Basia Query
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Basia Query is a Marketing Specialist who works with different sports clubs and industries around Las Vegas, Nevada and the state of Utah to help these clubs and industries grow and increase their brand.

Basia believes that understanding the needs and wants of the consumer is the #1 priority of being a marketing specialist, because this will create relationships and loyalty between those who respect the brand and company.

Basia has landed multiple sports internships as a marketing specialist and/or social media specialist in the past years. She worked for the LV Aces, a WBNA team, as well as for the Athletics Department at UVU, as she helped increase revenue at both internships.

Basia is also a softball player at UVU, where she received Academic All-American all four years she attended UVU. She is also certified in Content Marketing and Inbound Marketing by HubSpot, as well as obtaining the CITI Program Certification.

Basia holds a bachelor’s of science in Marketing from Utah Valley University.

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James Riley
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James Bond Riley is a marketing and sales professional who works with CEOs, high level executives, and managers to help bring goals and ideas to life. He has helped brands set marketing plans to expand to new products, explore different opportunities, and focus on new avenues in their businesses.

James believes that each individual in a company is a vital asset to the success an organization has. Teams with strong connections and open communication channels provide all employees an opportunity to have their work recognized and valued. Every person is a partner that is an integral part of achieving the goals and mission of an organization.

James has collaborated with the CEO of a company to grow their business and increase revenue by 33% in under a month. He has worked extensively on initiatives that have grown the social media reach of an organization by 300% as well as a 200% increase in email marketing lead generation.

James is an awarded Sterling Scholar in business and is certified in CITI for marketing research, ethics and compliance. His experiences include email marketing, social media advertising, website optimization, sales automation, and marketing analytics.

James holds a bachelor’s of science in Marketing from Utah Valley University.

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Alex Rivera
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Alex Rivera is a Content Creator who works with Clutch Bralex Productions to run, manage, and produce content for the internet.

Alex believes in finding creative ways to teach the future generations.

Alex has supported Mamba Mentality and striving for greatness.

Alex is a certified graphic designer, digital media, and operations management.

Alex holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Utah Valley University.

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Andree Romera-Jones
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Andre Romero-Jones is an entrepreneur who has been working to start a business in mobile app development. Currently he is a sales associate at Best Buy which is where his love for technology and entrepreneurial mindset began.

Andre believes that you can achieve whatever it is that you desire as long as you are willing to put in the work and not be afraid to fail. There are always going to be roadblocks and setbacks but as long as you persevere you will be successful.

Andre is a Student-Athlete here at Utah Valley University for the Men’s Track and Field Team. Andre has been a leader on the team for the past 4 years. Competing in the hurdles for the Wolverines, Andre is a two-time Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Champion in the 110-meter hurdles and the 400-meter hurdles. His strong performance at the conference championships earned him the title of the Most Outstanding Track Athlete in 2019. Education has been very important with him making the Western Athletic Conference All-Academic team eight times as well as earning an NCAA Academic All-American award.

Andre hopes to one day be a GM in a major sports franchise and promote diversity in positions of leadership. He believes that there is a need for more people of color and women in positions of leadership, especially in the sports world.

Andre holds a bachelor’s of science in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Family Studies from Utah Valley University.

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Jairus Sargent
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Jairus Sargent is a Data Analyst with experience in several fields of the job market including large-profit organizations and small private companies, helping businesses grow and succeed.

Jairus knows that true data insights help decision-makers make the right call and assist organizations prioritize their efforts, giving them an edge over their competitors.

Jairus has worked as an analyst for two local, up-and-coming tech companies: Blip Billboards and Grow.com

Jairus is trained in SQL, proficient at data visualization, CITI certified, and passionate about helping businesses share their stories via marketing.  He is also an avid fly fisherman and sports enthusiast.

Jairus holds a bachelor’s of science in Business Management and minor in Marketing from Utah Valley University.

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Annie Seeley
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Annie Seeley is a small business owner who works with kids K-12 keeping them active, social and safe through ballroom dance at her dance studio called Quickstep in Sandy, UT.

Annie loves the arts and is constantly learning how to better use them to help students of all ages. Annie has applied her passion for education to her work and is a certified adjudicator in ballroom dance and has choreographed for college programs and studios across the country. Ranked 4th in the US at the time she retired from her professional ballroom career Annie now puts her knowledge towards training the next generation of dancers.

Annie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University.

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Jacob Smith
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Jacob D Smith is an Accountant at Holmes Homes, Inc. to help with cost management in building residential homes across the state of Utah.

Jacob believes that he is helping people to achieve the American dream of home ownership by providing cost effective and quality-built homes.

Jacob has been tasked with reconciling bank statements, auditing completed jobs and comparing actual versus budgeted costs of each unit, creating financial statements and reports to help refine costs to improve the gross margin, and coding to create charts to effectively analyze and communicate information throughout the company.

Jacob is certified in Microsoft Excel and in Domo applications. He interned at Andersen Tax in Los Angeles and received valuable experience in tax accounting.

Jacob holds a bachelor’s of science in Accounting from Utah Valley University.

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Nehaa Sohail
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Nehaa Sohail is a current student-athlete for the Utah Valley University Women’s Basketball Program. She completed her undergraduate degree in three years. While being a student-athlete, she accomplished consecutive Dean’s List appearances, three Academic All-WAC Honorees, and Magna Cum Laude Honors.

She is committed to leadership on and off the basketball court. At Utah Valley University, Nehaa has lead and directed as a team leader by being an American Red Cross Program Director, Pre-Medical Association Leadership Ambassador, Service Life Camp Program Director, Days for Girls Leadership Council, and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Member.

Nehaa recognizes the value of working in groups through teamwork and collaborative efforts to develop effective and efficient leadership that allows for a successful business. Understanding the importance of a healthy and productive team environment in a business setting is an aspect she is fully committed to and strives for. In fact, Nehaa has demonstrated leadership, reliability, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well with others through her wide array of experiences while maintaining the discipline to excel in focused studies in many underserved areas. Through executing these qualities, she illustrated devotion and dedication to the ideal of providing a holistic team-based environment through the channels of business.

Furthermore, Nehaa worked part-time while being a student-athlete as well as received certifications within the healthcare industry. These certifications included Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Pulmonary Resuscitation, and Medical Technician at Abbington Manor. Nehaa is also a certified Phlebotomist and earned her certification as an International Medical Relief Volunteer for providing free health care to those in Haiti. She established great enthusiasm for learning and had tremendous empathy and insight toward each patient encounter.

Nehaa is also trained to be impactful and is passionate about helping young students achieve secondary education. Nehaa plans to use her MBA to build a future private practice and biotechnology company set to increase the availability of medical education and care to underserved areas.

Nehaa holds a bachelor’s of science in Biology from Utah Valley University.

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Kaitlyn Sorensen
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Kaitlyn Sorensen is a Marketing Specialist who works with companies and organizations to identify and capitalize on their brand and growing their customer base. She has done this by working as an Advertising Specialist at a marketing firm who serviced over 40 clients. Kaitlyn is currently working as a Graduate Assistant who helps students understand marketing and entrepreneurship course material to succeed in their educational and occupational pursuits.

Kaitlyn believes that being able to select the proper marketing strategy and tactics for your company will be a key factor in determining how successful you will be.

Kaitlyn has participated in an Oxford Impact Assessment training for government officials and heads of NGO’s in Ghana, Africa. She has also managed an entrepreneurial humanitarian project in Ghana and brought the project from ideation to implementation that will impact hundreds of lives.

Kaitlyn is the President of an entrepreneurial organization called Enactus that partners business principles with humanitarian work to create sustainable solutions. She is certified in Google AdWords, Google Analytics, the CITI Program, and has several years’ experience in social media advertising.

Kaitlyn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Utah Valley University.

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Brooklyn Stepan
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Brooklyn is an experience designer who works with groups and individuals to help them design meaningful experiences for participants, guests, or employees.

Brooklyn believes that experience design is extremely important in any type of business.

Brooklyn has worked in the wedding, hospitality, and food industries and has gained lots of valuable experience.

Brooklyn holds a bachelor’s degree in Experience Design and Management from Brigham Young University.

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Brennen Thompson
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Brennen Thompson is currently a student in the Utah Valley University MBA program. He works in shipping at doTERRA in Pleasant Grove, Utah overseeing the placement, processing, and shipment of product order throughout the US.

Brennen believes that making a lasting impact on people and in business comes down to quality communication and interpersonal interactions. These excellent communication and people skills have helped Brennen in building the relationships and earning the position he now enjoys. Brennen also seeks to build upon his knowledge and skill set throughout his time in the UVU MBA program and would like to delve into the marketing side of the business world.

Brennen has had experience in various sales positions over the last few years, has extensive knowledge of data analytics software and was privileged to teach a college course on campus at Brigham Young University-Idaho. His diligence and dedication to those he works for and works with has earned him praise from managers and coworkers alike throughout his career.

Brennen currently holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Brigham Young University-Idaho.

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Connor Tuckett
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Connor Tuckett is a full-time MBA student. Previously, Connor has worked as a software developer and consultant for FAST Enterprises, as well as served in the Marine Corps as a signals intelligence and Spanish language analyst.

Connor believes that an MBA will further refine his leadership and communication skills.

Connor has worked with various federal government agencies and was chosen as the lead analyst and agency liaison for narco-terrorism operations while deployed.

Connor holds a bachelor’s of science in Business Administration in Information Systems from the University of Arkansas and an associates in Spanish from the Defense Language Institute.

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Benjamin Williams
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Ben Williams is a mortgage specialist team lead who works with future and current homeowners to lower their rates and obtain financial security.

Ben Williams believes the key to success is clear, direct and constant communication.

Ben Williams supported his current company as it navigated the changes due to the global pandemic. He led the way in adjusting to an online training program and continues to assist new team members as they enter a new chapter in the company’s history.

Ben Williams holds a bachelor’s of science in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration from Brigham Young University.

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Debbie Winterton
Accelerated 2021 Graduate

Debbie Winterton is an innovative People Leader with over a dozen years of experience working with and developing individuals and groups to achieve success. Seven years ago, while she was working on the launch of her start-up company, she found a passion for marketing. She is currently transitioning her career to help consult other start-up companies with their marketing and business strategies.

Debbie believes in constant change and innovation and knows that the most successful businesses continuously evolve to stay relevant in their markets. As she built her business from the ground up, she successfully evolved her marketing plans and strategies to stay continuously relevant in the target market. She has also helped companies like Fossil and Restoration Hardware create and implement new innovative scheduling tools and developed new role-specific on-boarding training programs to help them be more efficient in their operational processes.

Debbie also believes in the power of individual change and progress and throughout her career has coached and developed 18 leaders to achieve new roles and promotions.

Debbie holds a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Studies with an emphasis in Business Management and Exercise Science from Utah Valley University.

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David Wright
Accelerated 2021 Graduate

David Wright is an Accountant who works with JM Accounting. He takes care of a variety of Accounting tasks on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis for many clients.

David believes accounting is one of the most important things for a business to have done correctly to be successful. If done right, it shows where a company truly stands financially and can help companies make many decisions within their business.

David holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Utah Valley University.

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Hayden Anderson
Class of 2020

Hayden Anderson is an Accountant who works with Clear Home Inc to make sure there is timely and accurate financial reports. Works with business analytics as well as financial analysis to help prepare for future circumstances.

Hayden understands the interworking of business and how this relates to the finances of a company. This allows for accurate book keeping along with helpful decision-making abilities.

Hayden has worked at increasing accounting efficiency along with accuracy. He has put several policies and procedures in place to decrease company risk. Hayden as well has worked with large amounts of data to improve reporting through Domo and Power BI.

Hayden is an Eagle Scout and has earned a distinction in Leadership from UVU's Center of Advancement in Leadership program.

Hayden holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Utah Valley University.

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Noelle Baldwin
Class of 2020

Noelle Baldwin is a Marketing Copywriter who works with multiple private companies and newsrooms to create compelling copy and articles. After publishing over 100 articles and managing multiple marketing publications, Noelle knows that creativity is essential to successful marketing campaigns.

Noelle has written for the Deseret News, the Church News, and 4Life Research. Her articles covered local and worldwide events and leaders, including coverage of the biannual General Conference for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the church's leaders, Education Week at Brigham Young University, and more. At 4Life Research, Noelle managed and wrote the company's monthly publication, multiple marketing campaigns, video scripts, and quarterly speeches and corporate messages for the President and CEO and the Founders.

Noelle holds a degree in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Weber State University.

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Alex Boone
Class of 2020

Alex Boone is a leader who works with internal and external customers to drive a more efficient, effective and supportive organizational culture.

Alex knows that analytics and efficiency are vital to the success of any business, but not at the cost of its’ people. “The value of a business is a function of how well the financial capital and the intellectual capital are managed by the human capital. You'd better get the human capital part right” (Dave Bookbinder, ASA). Alex believes that people are at the root of all business success and believes that successful management is at the heart of successful business. He is a systems thinker who strongly believes that if you can’t replicate it, you’re doing it wrong.

Alex has rubbed shoulders with intellectual giants like the late Clayton Christensen; coordinated across multiple teams within Vivint SmartHome (sales, IT, retention, etc.) to create processes that improve user experiences for the customer, employee, and sales reps; and performed groundbreaking research on the effects of family life education on mental health.

In addition to extensive leadership experience, Alex is a BSA Eagle Scout recipient and certified family life educator.

Alex holds a BS in Family Sciences from UVU.

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Neal Butler
Class of 2020

Neal Butler is a Staff Accountant who works with Globaltranz to manage accounts payable and communicates directly with carrier partners.

Neal believes that quality customer interaction and harnessing opportunities for innovation are the key to sustainable growth. This means finding room to connect with customers outside of the rigid formalities of the business environment.

Neal has worked closely with media researchers to study relationships children build with the media they love, in particular the lasting effects of such media in the hope of building enhanced media literacy for children from a young age.

Neal is a trained screenwriter with an in-depth knowledge of adhering to specialized communication formats.

Neal holds a BA in Media Arts Studies from Brigham Young University.

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Aaron Caprio
Class of 2020

Aaron Caprio is a marketing specialist who has worked with many different sports clubs around the state of Utah to help them grow their brand in the youth sports industry.

Aaron knows and believes that understanding your customers wants and needs is the key to successful business and will ultimately increase your customer lifetime value to help direct better business decisions for future growth.

Aaron has landed multiple internships in the sports business industry including one for our very own sports marketing program here at UVU. While working for UVU, he assisted in organizing and executing the very first Pepsi Homecoming event at UVU that resulted in a multi-million dollar event for all students sponsored by Pepsi.

Aaron holds a BA in International Business and a minor in Marketing from Utah Valley University.

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Bailey Carlson
Class of 2020

Bailey Carlson is a Sales Strategist and R&D Specialist who works with Health Care Professionals, Retailers and Individuals to collaborate and provide the ideal products to meet the needs of those that seek pain relief and optimal physical performance.

Bailey knows the trends and needs of those involved in the fitness and health industries and how to best communicate technical information in a way that makes the best options simple and compelling for decision makers. Bailey understands that just having knowledge isn't enough if you can't help others to understand.

Bailey has gained experience while working as one of the first at MyoStorm. He has assisted in innovating future products that are currently in production.

Bailey has received experience and training in various modalities including E-STIM, Ultrasound, and IASTM.

Bailey holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Brigham Young University.

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Sandy Cook
Class of 2020

Sandy Cook is a Graduate Assistant who works with professors at Utah Valley University to research NGO efficiency and effectiveness. Sandy has invested hundreds of hours researching NGOs in Ghana and Jordan, transcribing audio from multiple interviews with both NGO organizational leaders and beneficiaries of NGOs in these countries, and organizing and coding data in preparation for assisting the professors in writing/submitting journal articles. Sandy believes that this research has the potential to greatly influence and change NGO effectiveness in measurable ways throughout the world.

Sandy has worked at Utah Valley University for four years. Her hard work, dedication, skill, and kindness has made her a much sought-after employee; professors fight to have her as their teacher's assistant because they know she goes above and beyond what is expected.

Sandy was named as Valedictorian of her associates degree program in 2017, was awarded the Wolverine Student Achievement Award in 2018, and has held a leadership position on the Women of Woodbury Board for the past three years.

Sandy holds a BS in Business Management, with an emphasis in Accounting, from Utah Valley University.

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Rachel Dalrymple
Class of 2020

Rachel Dalrymple is a content writer and strategist who works with businesses to develop content that will not only speak to their audience, but get their audience speaking to other audiences about their brand.

Rachel knows writing is about connecting with people. She has a passion for learning how other people think and incorporating that into her writing.

Rachel has been a winner in both the Caroll and Mayhew creative writing contests, and pursued the study of creative writing with world-renowned writers at conferences and workshops in Reykjavik and London.

Rachel is an experienced teacher of writing in all genres. This teaching experience has not only taught her how to be constantly learning and evolving as a writer, but also how to communicate a message to an audience with varied backgrounds, interests, and needs.

Rachel holds a BA in English Teaching from Brigham Young University.

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Aaron Estes
Class of 2020

Aaron D Estes is a Right of Way Representative at Holly Frontier who works with the public, local, state and federal agencies on behalf of his company. Aaron has ten years in the right-of-way and Landman industries with extensive background in land acquisition. Aaron also has over ten years’ skill as a Landman in the telecommunication industry with project management experience. During this time Aaron has performed all aspects of rights-of-way for oil and gas including Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regulated pipeline projects, midstream gathering pipeline projects, government roads, highway projects, well pad projects, land and water acquisition, survey permitting, survey coordination, title research, construction coordination, and fiber optic projects.

Aaron is fluent in Spanish, holds three real estate licenses in different states, and has an Associate of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Perdue Western.

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Brandon Griffin
Class of 2020

Brandon Antoine Griffin is a Student Graduate Assistant in Utah Valley University's Master of Business Administration program. Brandon knows that the skills learned in his program will be able to improve his future job prospects, increase his productivity, and improve his ability to lead in an organization.

Brandon has worked with the Department of Strategic Management by providing research support, tutoring the capstone class, and by organizing student-run study groups for the graduate program. Brandon holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Accounting from Utah Valley University.

After graduation, Brandon hopes to continue his education and gain admission into a business doctoral program. His overall goal is to become a professor of management and help students become productive leaders, high achieving learners, and to attain life long happiness in business.

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Brooke Hewett
Class of 2020

Brooke Hewett is the Executive Assistant at Marksmen, an intellectual property brand protection firm. She works with the CEO and leadership team to check company operations, document progress on key initiatives, take part in strategic planning and take on important tasks and projects.

Brooke believes that a high level of employee morale and positive working environment can make or break a company. That is why she works so hard to create and plan weekly team building activities.

Brooke has lived abroad in China while volunteering for Captivating International Charity and acting as the Silent Auction manager during their annual Gala. She managed 27 other volunteers and created a new streamlined process for the silent auction.

Brooke holds a Bachelor of Arts in Deaf Studies from UVU.

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Jennifer Jerichow
Class of 2020

Jennifer is an Employment Specialist at Reliant Health Services which focuses on helping individuals with disabilities in Utah County find jobs and helps with career readiness. In addition, Jennifer is a graduate assistant (GA) in the MBA office and a GA for Jared Chapman, who specializes in organizational behavior.

Jennifer has experience working in higher education by creating bridge programs for inner-city youth in Chicago and Detroit to gain the necessary skills to enter college, advising individuals with disabilities, creating service trips around the country, and working for the president of her alma mater. In addition, Jennifer has worked for various non-profits and has helped fundraise over $1.5 million for individuals with disabilities in Indianapolis, IN., $1.5 million for refugee resettlement in Grand Rapids, MI., and has helped over 100 veterans who were homeless obtain jobs in New Orleans, LA.

In addition to her extensive fundraising experience, Jennifer has worked in accounting and consulting for small private colleges.

Jennifer holds a B.S in psychology and a B.S. in sociology from Grand Valley Stare University.

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Landon Johnson
Class of 2020

Landon Johnson is a sales specialist, producer, and business owner who works with a variety of businesses and individuals to drive sales, produce content, market brands, and encourage high-quality lifestyles.

Landon's fundamental belief is perhaps stated best by P.T. Barnum in that, the noblest art is that of making others happy. Everything that Landon does is centered around this purpose of bringing joy and success to others. Furthermore, he believes that the experiences he has, and relationships he builds while living with this purpose, are ultimately what contribute most to his own success and happiness as well.

Landon has co-founded two businesses, involved in both the entertainment and health/fitness industries. Within these companies, he has managed two separate musical artists, produced their music and performances, and is currently producing a podcast. Additionally, he also oversees sales accounts for another business and has led them from opening to company-leading levels.

Landon holds a B.S. in finance with a minor in digital media from Utah Valley University.

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Jordan Jones
Class of 2020

Jordan Stamps Jones is an organizational strategist who works with managers and executives to maximize organizational efficiencies in an individual-oriented methodology to the end of creating employee cultures which increase sustainability and employee satisfaction.

Jordan knows it is organizational culture which provides the strongest controls and incentives for employees and that motivated employees lead to higher revenues.

Jordan has performed organizational analysis in U.S. research labs and international education centers.

Jordan is a trained researcher into human systems and cultures with papers submitted to national research conferences and presentations given to international audiences.

Jordan holds a bachelor's degree in Socio-cultural Anthropology from Brigham Young University.

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Kevin Lynch
Class of 2020

Kevin Lynch is a Hiring Manager who works with independent therapist to help them run their businesses and practices helping them be most effective, efficient and profitable.

Kevin knows what can make a profitable business and how to relay that to those who haven't had the experience to learn how to do so. Knowing that helping other be profitable and teaching others how to teach others this is what life is all about. Giving back what we have learned.

Kevin has worked while being a student athlete at Utah Valley University. While being a student he accomplished many awards and honors including. Athlete of the year for Western Athletic Conference (WAC). Multiple individual WAC championships, First team all WAC appearances, Many Academic-All WAC appearances, NCAA regional qualifier, Student athlete of the month for UVU (September 2018), Student athlete of the week for the WAC (September 2018), and multiple school records.

While in school he worked at a collection agency and was the top collector of the department for 5 months straight while supervising all those in the department helping them achieve the department quota. This helping him gain management and supervisor experience.

Kevin holds a Bachelor of science degree in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in sociology from Utah Valley University.

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Joy Martin
Class of 2020

Joy Martin is a Clinical Coordinator who partners with medical doctors, physician assistants and other medical personnel to create quality medical clinical rotations for physician assistants. After spending two decades working for companies like FedEx, Wells Fargo and multiple government entities, Joy is excited to be part of the healthcare field.

Joy holds a BS in Business Administration from University of North Carolina, Fayetteville campus.

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Brian Miller
Class of 2020

Brian Miller is a success-driven strategic planner. He has worked extensively in the financial services industry as an advisor, coach, and consultant. Brian has deeply studied the psychological relationship people have with money, and he uses that knowledge to help individuals make correct financial decisions, and to help businesses better serve customers. Although Brian only recently finished his undergraduate degree, he has already had great success and professional experience, including winning national championships and working with hundreds of clients as an advisor and coach. Now, Brian uses his unique background and skill set to help businesses clarify their strategy and goals.

Brian holds a Bachelors of Personal Financial Planning degree from Utah Valley University.

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Brandon Orme
Class of 2020

Brandon Orme is a full-time MBA student who is preparing himself to be an resilient and influential leader in operations management.

Brandon knows the value of a strong work-ethic, how to be resourceful and adaptable, and these qualities have helped him thrive in diverse work environments.

Brandon has worked for three Fortune 500 companies: The J.M. Smucker Company, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines, in which he was able to make cost saving recommendations to upper level management, and implemented data entry processes that are currently still being used.

In addition to being a Six Sigma White Belt, Brandon has received certified training by the Occupation Safety & Health Administration.

Brandon holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University-Idaho.

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Rob Ostler
Class of 2020

More information about Rob Ostler coming soon.

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Jason Picardo
Class of 2020

Jason Picardo is a grad student working towards his MBA with a management emphasis at Utah Valley University. During his college experience thus far, Jason has held a couple entry-level jobs that taught him excellent time-management skills as he strove to accomplish his responsibilities as a husband, full-time student, and employee.

Jason is currently employed at UPS as a Package Dispatch Supervisor, ensuring smooth daily operations and that each package is routed correctly. Jason believes that hard work and sacrifice helps everyone to enjoy all aspects of life and he always gives his all in everything he is engaged in.

Jason holds a BS in business management with an international emphasis from Utah Valley University.

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Spencer Powell
Class of 2020

Spencer is an MBA student and graduate assistant who works with Professor Westover and Professor Seeley to conduct research and assist in paperwork.

Spencer believes that an MBA is a step in the right direction in the business world.

Spencer has worked in concrete flatwork for eight summers and interned at Alpine Fitness and Physical Therapy.

Spencer holds a BS in Business Management and a minor in marketing from Utah Valley University.

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Kami Prete
Class of 2020

Kami is currently a student in the UVU MBA program. She previously worked at Vivint Solar in Lehi, UT planning and executing their corporate events and effectively increasing employee engagement and morale.

Kami believes she has a special ability to build relationships and leave an impact on those she works with. Her ability to anticipate others' needs is an integral factor in her people management skills.

Kami has managed many successful events including: monthly office activities, corporate retreats, large-scale events with over 2,500+ attendees, and charity fundraising events in partnership with Utah Food Bank, House of Hope, and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Kami is also experienced in facilitation and training from her experiences facilitating Vivint Solar's weekly new hire orientation class. Kami was often the key point of contact for employees on their first day at work and a continuous resource throughout their employment.

Kami holds a bachelor's degree in Communication with a Public Relations emphasis from Utah Valley University.

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Stephen Rigby
Class of 2020

Stephen Rigby is a Management Consultant who works with managers to implement professional selling techniques and management control systems increasing profitability and productivity within their workplace. Stephen believes in trust-based consultative selling and knows that solving complicated problems begins with listening and understanding customer needs.

Stephen has worked with numerous start-up and small business companies and has seen success coaching management teams to achieve goals of over $10 million in annual sales revenue. In addition to his sales management experience, Stephen is knowledgeable in new venture creation and drafting company business plans.

Stephen holds a B.S. in Business Management from Utah Valley University.

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Megan Roper
Class of 2020

Megan Roper is a researcher for the Utah Women & Leadership Project who represents the Utah Valley University's Woodbury School of Business. Their goal is to strengthen Utah girls and women through informing, engaging, and developing confidence, influence, and leadership. With a father as an entrepreneur Megan grew up surrounded by business and was able to recognize the need for more women leaders. She graduated with her Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Sociology, which was the starting point of her interest in social dynamics and behaviors in the work field. She is now currently working on her Masters in Business Administration in order to pursue her goal of becoming a strong addition to the business world and to be involved in helping women become great leaders in the business world.

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Franz Scholz
Class of 2020

Franz Scholz is a Graduate Assistant Student in UVU's Master of Business Administration Program who works with Professors to help with their research.

Franz believes that the experience gained from his research work and studies at UVU will provide him with the necessary skillset to direct Marketing Research and Operations Analytics for consulting firms.

Franz has worked directly with hundreds of customers in the renewable energy industry and gained additional experience with B2B sales programs.

Franz is a certified Nuclear Technician, Professional Salesman and holds a BS in Marketing/ Business Administration and Professional Sales from Utah Valley University.

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Debora Sena
Class of 2020

Debora worked prior to business school as Ombudsman at the Mayor's office in Fortaleza Brazil, manager at Children's Foundation for the city of Fortaleza, is a manager/entrepreneur who worked with non profit, public, and private organizations.

Debora after over 20 years of international experience in diverse management work fields has learned to focus on improving the work environment. She worked hard on making sure the client had a fast and positive experience. Debora believes that when you do your job with passion, the client will be satisfied and the company will prosper.

Debora has a BS/RN Nurse degree from the University of Fortaleza. She also has a second Bachelor's degree in Public Health Education from Utah Valley University. Debora, as a Nurse and Public Health Educator, wants to apply her gained health knowledge into new responsibilities.

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Ramya Shanthakumar
Class of 2020

Ramya Sara Shanthakumar is a creative strategist who partners with businesses to create marketing content, build brands, and establish connections. After graduating with her undergraduate degree in 2.5 years, Ramya went on to work with growing companies to launch campaigns and build HR programs. She is a fresh graduate who has a passion to help other organizations thrive. She also possesses an entrepreneurial spirit, which has led her to start a small vegan bakery of her own.

Ramya has worked with international entities, in the Beauty and Training industries. She has a natural ability to network and market herself to others. She is also Vector Marketing trained and holds the Beta Gama Sigma award from her undergrad.

Ramya holds a BS in International Business Management from Utah Valley University.

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Danielle Smith
Class of 2020

Danielle Smith is a Technical Sales Specialist who works with acousticians, industrial hygienists, and audiometric industries to acquire the necessary equipment for monitoring and reporting noise and vibration.

Danielle believes that a good salesman has a macro view on her customers’ micro situation, giving her the ability to successfully ensure their project is in the right hands.

Danielle was poached by the Sales department while she was in the Engineer R&D department where she worked as a Technical Writer for many years. She gained valuable experience writing all the technical manuals, creating the application videos and shooting all the studio photography for the products during this time.

Danielle has recently completed a course on the fundamentals of acoustics and continues to gain the necessary knowledge to be a subject matter expert.

Danielle holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Weber State University.

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Morgan Solomon
Class of 2020

Morgan Solomon is a Hiring Consultant and Sales Representative who works with companies to establish best hiring practices, implement hiring software and decrease turnover.

Morgan believes that hiring does not need to be a headache, sales don’t need to be pushy and a growth mindset is the key to success.

Morgan has established a new sale and booking process that was implemented company-wide and increased sales by 22% year-over-year. She was a graduate of UVU’s honors program, and she has received HubSpot Inbound Sales Certification.

Morgan holds a bachelor’s in hospitality management from Utah Valley University.

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Eve Werner
Class of 2020

Eve Werner is a highly effective corporate controller at a private SAAS company in Lindon Utah. She has 15 years of accounting experience in a mix of public accounting (audit), publicly traded corporate accounting, and small private corporate accounting. She has worked in accounting systems large and small from Oracle ERP to QuickBooks and loves them all. Eve is emphasizing her MBA in Finance with the goal to become a CFO in the future. Eve loves Yoga, Running and spending time with her two girls and her dog.

Eve has an BA in Accounting from BYU and a CPA license from the state of California.

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Alec Woolley
Class of 2020

Alec Woolley is a B2B Home Health Marketer who works with Directors of Nursing Facility Managers to provide care for patients that reside in their facilities.

Alec Woolley knows that working and doing something that you love makes working and going to work a lot easier.

Alec Woolley has worked at Murdock Hyundai, selling and leasing new and used vehicles, and learning "The Art of the Deal."

Alec Woolley holds a BA in Business Management from Utah Valley University.

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Andrew Woolley
Class of 2020

Andrew Woolley is a Billing Manager who works with the C-suite of his company to properly and accurately manage the data and accounting processes. After working in the insurance market for more than five years, he knows all the ins and outs of the insurance market. Andrew knows that the work he does really helps patients get the most out of their insurance before having to pay out-of-pocket.

Andrew has successfully lead Horizon Home Health to profitable numbers with increasing the amount of sales and revenue generated. Under his direction created a plan to double the patient census of Horizon Home Health.

Andrew holds a BA in Business Management from Utah Valley University.

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Taylor Wright
Class of 2020

Taylor Wright is a Student Graduate Assistant in Utah Valley University's Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. Taylor supports research and teaching activities for two professors and steps in as a substitute teacher on occasion for one professor's undergraduate entrepreneurship classes. Taylor loves economics, and believes that the MBA combined with his previous experience in finance, banking, sales and management with outstanding organizations such as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Goldman Sachs, will create high demand for his skills, knowledge, and productivity. Taylor holds a Bachelor's Degree from Utah Valley University.

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Wing Hoe Yee
Class of 2020

Wing Hoe is a sales and marketing manager at 4Safe Products LLC to manage the sales throughout the entire United States. I have 3 types of customers in the US, the ones who import, the resellers and the end users. The equipment that the company manufactures include ratchet straps, lifting slings and fall protection equipment.

Wing Hoe believes that being humble and confident is the key to maintain business relationship.

Wing Hoe holds an Undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Development Management at University Utara Malaysia.

After working in Taiwan and Houston, TX for 4 and a half years, I think it is a right time for me to pursue a postgraduate degree. I chose UVU because they have been producing a lot of high quality students in the MBA program. I have been to 32 states in the USA, I think Utah is the one that attracts me the most. I love the outdoor activities and the environment here. I'm a big fan of the Ford Mustang. My dream is to work at the headquarter of Ford and my goal is to increase the export of Ford vehicles to all over the world.

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Ryan Adam
Class of 2019

More information about Ryan Adam coming soon.

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Tyler Canova
Class of 2019

Tyler Canova is a natural leader who assists businesses in improving their processes and operations by providing candid feedback, strategic guidance, and identifying ways to increase overall efficiency for long-term success.

Tyler now uses these skills as a senior agent for Adult Probation and Parole. As a senior agent, Tyler leads, supervises and trains agents on the Salt Lake parole team. In addition to his supervisory role, Tyler is responsible for fifty plus offenders recently released from prison. He also functions in the dual roles of case manager and as a law enforcement officer while helping safely integrate these people back into society.

Tyler operates as a subject matter expert in Salt Lake for the offender tracking system used by the State’s Department of Corrections. Tyler is a certified emergency medical technician (EMT) and member of the Critical Incident Response Team.

Tyler holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Utah.

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Daniel Carrick
Class of 2019

Daniel Carrick is a Global Planning Manager who works with Hexcel to build a lean and reliable supply chain in a vertically integrated company across the fibers business team in Spain, France, Alabama and Utah.

Daniel knows the key to success is working hard and delivering your absolute best work in all that you do.

Daniel has supported many defense and commercial aerospace in his career including Lockheed Martin’s F35, Lockheed Missile and Fire Controls JASSM Missiles, Sikorsky’s CH53-K heavy lift helicopter, and multiple variants of Boeing and Airbus’ commercial aircraft.

Daniel is a volunteer soccer, football and basketball coach for his son’s youth leagues.

Daniel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from [the University of Utah.

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Jacob Flake
Class of 2019

Jacob Flake is a Finance Manager who works in the real estate industry, specializing in manufactured home communities. Jacob partners with community managers and regional teams to ensure that operating profits are maximized each quarter and that adding revenue producing assets are continually the focus of regional teams. Jacob also works closely with investors and executives to make decisions about the cash flow opportunities throughout the various portfolios of the business.

Jacob believes that sound financial ability is part of the foundation for a successful business. He has learned through nearly a decade of experience that correct decisions regarding cash flow can have drastic impacts on the operations and health of a firm.

Jacob has managed the successful financial operations of several multimillion-dollar real estate portfolios and lead revenue increasing efforts at manufactured home communities across the United States. From a financial standpoint, he has also successfully managed the close and transition of a $3 Billion joint venture between Intel and Micron.

Jacob holds a B.S. in Statistics from Brigham Young University.

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Joel Hartwell
Class of 2019

Joel Hartwell is a Senior Product Manager who works with organizations to develop and grow digital products. I do this by understanding customer needs through market and user research and then developing and executing a go-to-market strategy.

Joel knows that to build software and products people will want to use is to stay as closely connected to the customers who use the product. Joel has helped build multiple start-ups and now manages KSL Classifieds, a Utah local marketplace. He is well versed in Scrum and Agile and is a Certified Scrum Product Owner.

Joel holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Utah Valley University.

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Carl Joklik
Class of 2019

Carl Joklik is a Senior Account Manager for Thermo Fisher Scientific who works with a variety of industries to help manage their supply chain and process engineering. He knows the client comes first and a trustworthy relationship is the key to a great partnership and business success.

Carl has grown businesses large and small, most recently growing territory revenues more than 700% over a six years period. Constraint identification and resolution, creative efficiency analysis, and synergy management partnership are keys to Carl’s success.

He is a West region merit award winner who continuously exceeds AOP.

Carl holds a BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Utah.

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2019 Graduate
Nate Lawyer
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Nate Lawyer
Class of 2019

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2019 Graduate
Pejman Mesdaghi
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Pejman Mesdaghi
Class of 2019

Pejman Mesdaghi is a Pharmacist with expertise and leadership in the hospital and healthcare industry. Pejman helps people and organizations complete regulatory requirements with emphasis in patient safety and quality measurements. Pejman has over 10 years of experience in the hospital and retail setting.

Pejman is the Director of Pharmacy for 2 Community Hospitals in Utah leading a team of 32 Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technicians. He is a valuable team member of the hospital who works directly with the C-Suite and hospital leaders to provide a best in class patient care to the community they live in.

Pejman received his Doctorate in Pharmacy in 2009 at Pacific University in Oregon.

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2019 Graduate
Cole Warnick
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Cole Warnick
Class of 2019

Cole Warnick has served over twenty years supporting both local and federal governments in various leadership and management roles. Cole has a passion to serve his community and his country taking on any task that allows him to execute a team focused strategy willed to succeed at any given task.

Cole credits much of his passion to succeed and desire to help others from his experience in the Army and working in public safety. Cole believes that the only way to win is to work together, share resources and knowledge, and be agile. Cole strives to lead by example and counter adversity with a positive attitude.

Cole now holds an administrative position in public safety and has a passion to help others. Cole has gained the experience to lead teams and develop others to become their best. He enjoys working with people, training, and development, and is a visionary for self and organizational improvement.

Cole earned a degree in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Psychology from Utah Valley University.