Gov. Gary R. Herbert selected TODD KISER as commissioner of the Utah Insurance Department. Kiser is currently finishing his final term as a legislator and working as president of Kiser-Lord Insurance Agency. Herbert also appointed ROBERT PERO t...December 28, 2012
Visit Salt Lake recently won the bid to host the 2015 Annual Meeting for the Society of Environmental Toxicology (SETAC). Scheduled for November 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, this citywide convention will attract approximately 2,50...December 27, 2012
TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced that it has completed its acquisition of ProPay. ProPay is now a wholly owned TSYS subsidiary reporting to Mark Pyke, president of TSYS’ Merchant Services segment.
ProPay previously operated as a privately-h...December 27, 2012
Extend Health, operator of a private Medicare exchange, announced that the company received a 2012 Hire Power award from Inc. Magazine. In its inaugural year, the Hire Power award recognizes the top 100 U.S. companies that are rebuilding the ec...December 27, 2012
Utah’s nonfarm wage and salaried job count for November 2012, as generated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), expanded by 3.1 percent compared against the employment level for November 2011. This is a 12-month increase of 37,80...December 26, 2012
Beckett & Robb, a custom men’s wear company, has gained traction quickly in the custom clothing industry in Utah. The brand was created with the simple idea that there was an unmet segment of the suit market. Historically custom suits...December 26, 2012
ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation (OTCBB: FVRG), a provider of nutritional foods and other healthy products, announced that members of the company traveled to Asia to tour six different Asian cities.
ForeverGreen views the Asian countries ...December 26, 2012
Richfield Oil & Gas Company, ‘ROIL’ ("Richfield"), announced that it has engaged Global Hunter Securities as its financial advisor in connection with a proposed financing that will allow Richfield to further implement ...December 26, 2012
The University of Utah wants to be on the cutting edge of the “crowdfunding” trend and is starting an effort to bring this new funding source to the world of academic research and technology commercialization.
The University of ...December 21, 2012
The Utah Department of Transportation announced the successful completion of the I-15 Corridor Expansion Project (I-15 CORE) a full year ahead of schedule. Hunt Electric was a significant part of the $1.7 billion project, contributing to the co...December 21, 2012
FRANK JORGENSON, CPCU was named vice president & sales executive of Sterling Ascend Insurance Resources. Jorgenson will work from the firm’s Park City office, and will be responsible for sales, client services and senior carrier relat...December 21, 2012
Infinisource, a provider of human capital management technology, announced it has acquired Qqest, the company behind popular time-and-attendance software TimeForce. The new company is now the largest provider of human capital management solutio...December 20, 2012
Overall, Utah’s commercial real estate market had a positive 2012. Throughout the year markets statewide fluctuated with the economy and presented significant opportunities for owners, investors and users of commercial real estate. The po...December 20, 2012
ContactPoint, maker of LogMyCalls, has been selected as a presenter at the 29th Annual Investors Choice Venture Capital Conference. A panel of investors reviewed nearly 800 companies and eventually handpicked only 24 to participate. Industry ex...December 20, 2012
Employers often get year-end sticker shock when they find out how much health insurance premiums are going to cost for the upcoming year. The Salt Lake Chamber aims to take away some of that sting by providing an “Employer’s Toolbox...December 19, 2012