Local Leaders Trace Their Entrepreneurial Roots
They are the rock stars of the business world—the heroic entrepreneurs who build empires out of the glimmer of an idea. They are the larger-than-life leaders who seem blessed with uncanny judgment and impeccable timing. Local legends like...July 1, 2011
RILEY SCHROEDER was promoted as Landmark Home Warranty’s new vice president of sales. As vice resident of sales, Schroeder’s emphasis will be to improve market share in Idaho and Arizona and to spearhead expansion of Landmark Covera...July 1, 2011
In 2007, Adrienne Akers left a thriving, 34-year career at Utah State University to start her own company, Dynamic Screening Solutions, which offers web-based systems to streamline the completion and processing of paperwork.
Dynamic Screeni...July 1, 2011
Isaac Jacobson of eTagz is a salesman and CEO rolled into one. In fact, Jacobson has built his reputation and career on his ability to sell. He is currently poised to begin licensing his company’s product, eTagz. But, unlike many good sal...July 1, 2011
Salt Lake City - Gov. Gary R. Herbert authorized the DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL (DABC) to reassign $1.4 million in agency funds to forestall the closure of nine state liquor stores. It is anticipated that the $1.4 million will allow ...June 1, 2011
Today’s CFOs play an increasingly vital role in securing a corporation’s future. Our CFO of the Year award recipients take on that challenging role and go beyond it, working side by side their CEOs to ensure their company’s short- and long-term su...June 1, 2011
Is Utah’s Limited Number of Private Schools Inhibiting Growth?
Utah’s human capital—our young, highly trained workforce—is one of the hottest commodities in the state’s growing economy. It helps the state remain competitive in recruiting new businesses, provides the backbone for existing businesses to grow an...June 1, 2011
Local Techies Recommend Their Favorite Gadgets
In this wireless, paperless, high-tech world, new gadgets are constantly coming out—and newer versions of older gadgets are, too.
We turned to early adopters to discover gadgets that take away some of the hassles of life.
Garmin Forerun...June 1, 2011
Raiding the Retirement Fund Could Shortchange Your Golden Years
Starting a business is a dream for many people. The motivation to start a business may come from being laid off or from a desire to be one’s own boss—or from the urge to launch a second career following retirement. No matter the reason for wanting...June 1, 2011
The legal industry was impacted as strongly by the recession as any other industry. The downturn has crushed the careers of many recent law school graduates, and local firms are searching for ways to keep the talent pipeline flowing. In this round...June 1, 2011
Utah Entrepreneurs are on Top of the Social Media Heap
Friending. Tweeting. Blogging. If you live in Utah, chances are pretty good that you’re doing some or all of these things every day. Salt Lake City is quickly becoming known as a social media hot spot, recently ranking in the top 10 in both Men’s ...June 1, 2011
Lessen the Impacts of Eminent Domain
Every year homeowners, business owners, farmers and tenants have their property taken so it can be used for public projects. Under the federal and the state constitutions, privately owned property can be taken, condemned or acquired through the pr...June 1, 2011
Four Steps to 401(k) Success
Tired of relying on market timing, outstanding security selection and luck to grow your 401(k)? These four steps will help you stay on pace to meet your retirement goals.
Contributing enough to obtain your emp...June 1, 2011
How the 2012 Election Will Impact the State
Every summer brings a boatload of economic news and events—oil prices, the summer job outlook, hurricane season, national park visits and so the list goes. This summer Utahns will also notice an abundance of media attention on the Beehive State a...June 1, 2011
Tourism Fund Paying Dividends to Utah Communities
Tourists to Utah often leave as the state’s greatest cheerleaders. One view of the state’s awe-inspiring redrock formations or one sweet ride down our celebrated slopes turns even the most skeptical into a Utah believer.
The pro...June 1, 2011