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March 22, 2013

The Ark of Little Cottonwood named LAURA BOBERG as its new executive director. In her new position, Boberg will assume the responsibilities of her mother, GLORIA BOBERG, who was the non-profit organization's founder and executive director, and who will serve as a trustee of The Ark’s board.

LYNN KEDDINGTON, the refinery manager at HollyFrontier’s Woods Cross Refinery, has announced that he will retire after 34 years working at the refinery. Keddington started working at the refinery in 1979 and has worked as a laborer, tank farm supervisor, lab and tank farm stock manager, maintenance supervisor, maintenance manager and operations manager.

Skullcandy, Inc has appointed HOBY DARLING as president and chief executive officer effective immediately. Darling joins Skullcandy from Nike, where he most recently held the role of General Manager of Nike+ Digital Sport.

KENNETH L. CANNON II, a shareholder in the law firm of Durham Jones & Pinegar, was inducted as a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy in Washington, D.C. Cannon was one of 39 nominees honored, who were recognized for their professional excellence and contributions to the fields of bankruptcy and insolvency.

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless today announced the hiring of RACHEL LASSIG WERTHEIMER as an associate lawyer in the commercial law firm. Wertheimer will represent companies and individuals involved in complex business disputes. She will prosecute and defend cases in state and federal courts as well as through alternative dispute resolution, where appropriate.

JEFF TRIPLETTE took the helm of 29-year old technology company ArbiterSports. The move is the result of a search by the board of directors, assisted by current CEO Claire Roberts.

YVAN HENNECART was selected executive vice president of Lingotek. He brings more than 20 years of experience to the company. Most recently he was vice president of operations at SDL, a provider of translation services.

The Utah State Bar honored two attorneys at its spring convention March 15. CHARLOTTE L. MILLER received the Dorathy Merrill Brothers Award for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession and CECILIA M. ROMERO received the Raymond S. Uno Award for the Advancement of Minorities in the Legal Profession.

E. KIP BOWLER and KENNETH A. MILLER were promoted at The Village Bank. Bowler has been named senior vice president and senior loan officer, and Miller has been appointed vice president and chief operations officer. Bowler has served on the Washington County Fair Board and the Utah Bankers AG Committee and is currently the chairman of the Gunlock Special Service District. Miller has been with The Village Bank since 2002.

TESSA GROFF joined the Salt Lake County 4-H office as the 4-H outreach coordinator. Her main focus will be on Aggie Adventure Camps.

Lendio named TY RONEY, a University of Utah MBA student and founder and CEO of Red Wagon Toys, the winner of the company’s 2012 Brock Blake Student Entrepreneur of the Year scholarship.

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