Chief of Staff to Governor Gary R. Herbert
Derek Miller has spent his entire career working to increase the efficiency of government. He first got a taste for kaizen-ing public entities after graduating from Brigham Young University with Master of Public Administration and Juris Doctor ...July 2, 2012
Utah’s First Lady, Manager and Champion
When Gary Herbert assumed the mantle of Utah Governor in 2009, the state’s citizens also gained an energetic, accomplished First Lady with a powerful work ethic and a deep commitment to Utah and its families.
While raising six &...July 2, 2012
Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development
C2+E2 = Success. That’s a mantra that Spencer Eccles instills in his team at the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. It looks like math, but it’s actually a more human calculus that relies on interactions and relationsh...July 2, 2012
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Murray - PHYSICIAN GROUP OF UTAH opened the Hernia Center of Utah, located at 5980 South Fashion Place Boulevard in Murray. The freestanding clinic brings together the newest techniques and materials in hernia repair. This is P...July 1, 2012
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SME Steel Contractors, Inc. appointed WAYNE SEARLE as its CEO. Searle has served as president of SME Steel for the past four years. He has more than 34 years of experience in the structural steel construction industry.
NICK...July 1, 2012
Every movie buff has an Apocalypse Now moment, a turning point when a film becomes a perspective-altering experience, says Tori Baker, executive director of the Salt Lake Film Society (SLFS). “These moments change you as an individual and...July 1, 2012
Mark Meadows was always bound for medicine—he started his career as an ambulance attendant just after graduating high school. Almost 30 years later, Meadows’ role has shifted from bedside care to business, but helping patients is st...July 1, 2012
2012 LLC Act Delayed Until at Least 2013
In the December issue of Utah Business, we wrote an article outlining several key changes in Utah limited liability company law due to the Utah Legislature’s passing of the Utah Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. Instead of go...July 1, 2012
Five Ways to Land a $6 Million Round
Last year, we were fortunate to land two incredible VC partners in Highway 12 Ventures and GSA Venture Partners. The story and path to closing the deal was an adventure and experience in and of itself. Since closing, many people have asked abou...July 1, 2012
Clayton Christensen’s Latest Book Teaches Important Lessons
Summer is a great time for self-reflection and a good read. I combined the two by reading Clayton Christensen’s new book, How Will You Measure Your Life? In it, Christensen applies business theories to the making of a successful life. Rea...July 1, 2012
Daily Bread Learns Its Own Lesson in Preparedness
Emergency food storage in Utah has come a long way since families stored hundreds of pounds of wheat under their beds. Now, several companies specialize in producing food storage products that last for a quarter-century, or more, and can be sto...July 1, 2012
How to Optimize Your Company’s Online Presence
When it comes to finding a plumber, more people are going online than going to the Yellow Pages.
So why is it that many companies aren’t paying attention to their web presence? From unclaimed Google Places listings to poorly designed ...July 1, 2012
The Right Insurance Can Help a Company Outlast Its Founders
Selecting the right insurance options for your company is all about the “what ifs?” What if the founder dies or becomes severely disabled? What if your financial wizard becomes critically ill?
Companies should plan for these typ...July 1, 2012
Is Manufacturing a First-choice Career Path?
True or false: Manufacturing is hard, back-breaking work in deplorable conditions—and it’s a dead-end career that doesn’t pay very well.
False! Industry leaders say manufacturing can be a great career path, but they are ha...July 1, 2012
Up the Ante with High-performance Tuning
It doesn’t take much for most of us to relive a memory from our teenage years—usually that first year when we get our driver’s license and have the chance to borrow our parent’s car. You pull up at a stoplight, another y...July 1, 2012