Darby Checketts was born in Logan, Utah. He is the founder of Cornerstone Professional Development of South Jordan, Utah. He has served over 300 client organizations in 27 countries around the globe. He is known by his clients as a powerful catalyst for innovation, high performance leadership, and service excellence. He is the author of 17 books, including Customer Astonishment: 10 Secrets to World-Class Customer Care. His corporate career includes Ford Motor Company and Digital Equipment Corporation. He is devoted to his family and to our Great State. He is committed to the renewal of companies and communities as the American economy gets back on its feet again and to a shared prosperity across all 29 of Utah’s scenic, historic, and resourceful counties.