Westminster marketing student, Chris Ciancone, has always dreamed of climbing Mount Kilmanjaro, but asthma has kept the 24 year old from seriously considering the nearly 20,000-foot ascent—until now. Ciancone and his teammates from the Un...May 1, 2012
In Utah, women are natural and effective leaders. Utah women are creative entrepreneurs who start and grow successful businesses; they are seasoned executives who help their organizations exceed goals and achieve greater success; and they are a...May 1, 2012
SALT LAKE CITY AREA
Salt Lake City - BIOMERICS LLC completed a 10,000-square-foot expansion at its Salt Lake City plant. The expansion included an ISO Class 8 clean room for injection molding and device assembly, a medical device packaging ...May 1, 2012
As the newly appointed president of Brighton Bank, Robert Bowen’s goal is simple: stay the course.
“Brighton Bank has always been successful and you don’t need to disturb success when it’s already in place. My goal a...May 1, 2012
Any parent who has had to send a child to Primary Children’s Hospital knows that child is getting the best possible care. Now, families can be assured the excellence will continue under the direction of new CEO Katy Welkie.
Welkie has...May 1, 2012
Though hit hard by the Great Recession, Utah’s construction industry is on the up and up. Here’s a look at a variety of construction projects around the state.
CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS AROUND THE STATE
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For 13 years, Utah Business has been celebrating outstanding businesswomen in our 30 Women to Watch program. Year after year, we are amazed at the accomplishments these women have achieved for their companies, communities and the state. Ranging...May 1, 2012
Are Your Company’s Lines of Communication Working?
In its early days, Neutron Interactive was like most small startups: the organizational chart featured the owners and a couple of employees. The two co-owners literally worked elbow-to-elbow with the small staff, and communication was constant ...May 1, 2012
Addressing Mental Health Creates a Better Workplace
Rebecca Glather says it’s not a question of whether or not you employ someone with mental illness. Every employer does.
Glather, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Health Utah, says workplaces that don’t offer...May 1, 2012
The commercial real estate market is primed for a rebound. With vacancy rates falling, pent-up demand will soon outpace the available supply of commercial space. Industry insiders discuss the implications of low inventory and scarce constructio...May 1, 2012
Promoting Your Micro-Business with Macro Results
Susan Petersen’s company, Freshly Picked, started with a bag of scrap leather she bought from a yard sale. She had a newborn son and thought it would be fun to make him a pair of moccasins. With no sewing skills, no leather-working experi...May 1, 2012
Patent Reform With Blockbuster Excitement
A car chase … spies stealing secrets … an ambush. This might sound like a great movie, but it can also give us insight into the latest reform to U.S. patent law.
In all other countries around the world, two invento...May 1, 2012
Enduring Risks to Capture Emerging Growth
Emerging markets are broadly defined as countries or regions with above average economic growth prospects. According to the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook (April 2010), emerging and developing economies are expected ...May 1, 2012
Unity Makes Good Economic Policy
Just before penning this column, I took an afternoon run with my dog in Murray Park and received confirmation that spring is in full swing. I saw seven egg-size baby ducklings swimming with their mother in Little Cottonwood Creek. It’s a ...May 1, 2012
TCBY Goes Soft to Remain Strong
Who says you can’t teach an old treat new tricks? For decades, ice cream was primarily the one and only frozen confectionary that tantalized our taste buds. Then three decades ago, frozen yogurt became a new craze when TCBY, an acronym fo...May 1, 2012