Orem—Blendfresh is proud to announce Kathleen Earle as its new general manager. Since Blendfresh is a new start-up company specializing in whole food powder products, and has a multi-channel distribution model with a social selling emphasis, Earle was deemed a perfect fit to lead the sister company of Blendtec – home of the world’s most advanced blenders. Earle has been a social selling executive for more than 30 years, working in Canada, the United States and internationally with some of the largest and most successful companies in the industry. She has chosen social selling as her life’s works because of her passion for helping others achieve financial freedom to own their choices and future. Earle’s focus is developing and leading teams to achieve lofty goals by combining a mix of leadership development, business strategy and impactful execution. She loves to work hard, have fun and leave a lasting impression wherever she goes. Earle has a degree in marketing from Canada [BC1] and a global business degree from the University of Phoenix.
American Fork— Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors (CBC Advisors), the largest Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate in the world, today announced the addition of three veteran commercial real estate brokers. Joining the Utah County office of CBC Advisors are Reed Bromley, Craig Gardner and Dan Ford. CBC Advisors currently represents roughly 87 percemt of commercial properties within the Utah County region. The firm opened a state-of-the-art 15,000 square-foot Utah County office in 2014 as a result of rapid growth along the Wasatch Front. Located in American Fork, the office has attracted top real estate talent throughout the state. Advising clients on leading office, retail, and industrial projects, CBC Advisors operates the only full-service commercial real estate brokerage in Utah County. Bromley joins CBC Advisors from Newmark Grubb ACRES. He began his career over 20 years ago at D & B Commercial Real Estate. Bromley advises the leasing and sales of office and industrial properties – with an additional focus on land acquisition, disposition and the complete entitlement process including working with surface and underground water rights. Gardner joins CBC Advisors from Newmark Grubb ACRES. With over 25 years of commercial real estate experience, he specializes in office, industrial, investment and land properties. Gardner was the principal broker for four national commercial brokerages, including NAI West, Grubb and Ellis, Prudential CRES and most recently principal broker of the Utah County office of Newmark Grubb ACRES. Ford joins CBC Advisors from KW Commercial, specializing in office, industrial and land. He has advised the development process for clients and investors all throughout Utah County over his career.
Ogden—Goldenwest Credit Union recently announced Bryan Bischoff, a 32-year banking industry veteran, has been named manager of the Credit Union’s Commercial Loan Department. In addition to his management and operations responsibilities, Bischoff facilitates financing programs for business owners throughout Utah. His office is located at the Goldenwest Corporate Center in South Ogden. He brings 25 years of local commercial lending experience with him to Goldenwest, specializing in commercial real estate, equipment financing and lines of credit. His extensive background includes working at First Security Bank, Wells Fargo, Washington Mutual, Zions Bank and TAB Bank. Bischoff has received extensive training for commercial lending analysis and commercial tax return analysis. He has served on the local Risk Management Associates (RMA) Board of Directors, including one year as president, and volunteered on the Boards for Cottages of Hope and Salvation Army. Bischoff is a proud graduate of Weber State University.
Provo—The Walton Group Inc., a Provo based, full-service, marketing and media relations agency, has hired Kalin Wall as an Account Coordinator. The Walton Group Inc. has served the Provo community since 1985. As a full-service marketing and media relations agency, they continually help businesses and non-profit organizations establish and reach their communication goals. Wall will assist with these projects. Wall is an active leader for the American Marketing Association at Utah Valley University where he is now a senior in the AACSB accredited Woodbury School of Business. He will graduate in May, 2017, with a dual degree in Marketing and Business Management. He has excelled in consumer behavior, business quantitative analysis, international marketing, and professional writing courses, and has a current 3.7 GPA. Before attending UVU, he graduated from Snow College with an emphasis in Theater Performance. Wall has spent the past three years working as the Chief Operations Officer and Head of Marketing at Discover Health Enterprises, a healthy foods company based in Springville, Utah. In this role, Wall completely redesigned the company’s brand, style, and pricing scheme. He constructed and implemented multiple highly-effective marketing plans, organized and carried out all financial operations of the company, and directed daily operations at the company’s four local restaurants. His efforts were seen as revenue rose 77 percent in a single quarter.
Salt Lake City—Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Salt Lake City partner Amber M. Mettler has been elected to the Repertory Dance Theatre’s (RDT) Board of Trustees. RDT is the nation’s oldest and most successful repertory dance company. Unlike conventional modern dance organizations, RDT presents a diverse range of modern dance styles and choreographers paired together in dynamic and unexpected performances. At Snell & Wilmer, Mettler concentrates her practice in commercial litigation where she represents clients in a variety of disputes, including breach of contract, fraud, antitrust matters, land-use disputes and intellectual property. She has second-chaired jury trials in both state and federal court and has argued appeals before the Utah Court of Appeals, the Utah Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. Mettler is currently serving on the Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure and is also the president-elect for the Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Mettler received her A.B. from Princeton University, magna cum laude, and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif.
Salt Lake City—A year after being named Central Logic president and CEO, Jennifer Holmes has been appointed by the company’s board of directors to serve as the chairwoman of the board. In her time at Central Logic, the leading provider of transfer center and on call scheduling technology solutions for healthcare systems, Holmes has been instrumental in expanding the company’s suite of products and recently secured Series C growth equity financing with Iron Gate Capital and Mercato Partners to launch two new products. Holmes becomes the first woman to lead Central Logic’s board of directors. She also currently serves as the board chair for the Integrating Woman Leaders (IWL) Foundation, which provides professional development for women who seek personal growth and career advancement. Before joining Central Logic, Holmes’ award-winning career included serving most recently as senior vice president of Enterprise Solutions for MedAssets, an industry leader in healthcare technologies and solutions with installations in over 4,000 hospitals. She also worked as corporate officer and senior VP of sales and marketing with Spectranetics and has held executive positions at EKOS, Guidant Corporation, and Boston Scientific. In addition, Holmes recently became a finalist in the Women Tech Award to be presented this fall by the Utah Business Women Tech Council. Holmes has a bachelor’s degree in Science & Exercise Physiology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.