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Have you ever wondered what it takes to start a successful national brand? At Utah Business, we publish our weekly Founders Series on someone from Utah who has created a brand so special that it has captivated people all over the nation.

We want to bring their stories to life right off the pages of our magazine. Join us for our monthly Founder Fridays where we will interview one founder a month in an intimate setting. You’ll hear directly from them what their experience has been like, what they loved, what they would change, and what they want to accomplish next.

Tickets are free, but seating is limited to 140, so reserve your ticket today.

IN APRIL JOIN US FOR...

Aaron Skonnard

Co-founder & CEO of Pluralsight

Aaron Skonnard is the Chief Executive Officer of Pluralsight, Inc., the leading technology workforce development company that helps organizations and people around the world transform with technology. Aaron co-founded Pluralsight in 2004 and has grown the company to more than 2,000 employees with offices across the globe, including the US, Ireland, Australia, and India.

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April 19th, 2024 @ KILN SLC

26 S. Rio Grande Street, Ste 2072
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

9:00 – 10:00 AM: Registration, Networking & Light Breakfast

10:00 AM: Program Begins

11:00 AM: Event Conclusion

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Tickets are free but seating is limited to 140, so reserve your ticket today.

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IN MAY JOIN US FOR...

Jenna White

Owner of Empire Body Waxing SLC

Jenna White is the owner of Empire Body Waxing SLC in Salt Lake City, Utah. She started working in esthetics in 2012 and since then has worked as an esthetician and educator, even helping stop harmful changes in local legislation within the cosmetic industry. As a survivor-turned-advocate against domestic violence, Jenna believes in relentlessly empowering others—especially women, people of color and members of the LGBTQ+ community. She uses her business, experience and connections to support others.

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May 17th, 2024 @ KILN SLC

26 S. Rio Grande Street, Ste 2072
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

9:00 – 10:00 AM: Registration, Networking & Light Breakfast

10:00 AM: Program Begins

11:00 AM: Event Conclusion

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Tickets are free but seating is limited to 140, so reserve your ticket today.

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IN JUNE JOIN US FOR...

Crystalee Beck

Founder & CEO of Comma Copywriters

Crystalee Beck, MPC, is a wife, mama of four cute mess makers, award-winning speaker, and founder of Comma Copywriters. After leaving the corporate ladder world, she created her own ladder in 2016, determined to be there for her kids. Her business has been named three times Utah Business magazine’s Fast 50 as one of the fastest-growing companies in Utah and twice on the MountainWest Capital Network’s list of Utah 100. Comma has also been recognized by the Utah Governor’s office as one of the inaugural 100 Companies Championing Women. Crystalee leads her 31-person team  at Comma with a “life first” approach. Comma writes and edits high-quality content for a selection of tech companies in the Silicon Slopes area, and world-class brands beyond Utah. Crystalee is passionate about supporting mom business owners through The Mama Ladder and hosts the High Five Grant for Moms. She’s visited all 50 states and gets her best ideas while hiking mountain trails.

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June 21st, 2024 @ KILN SLC

26 S. Rio Grande Street, Ste 2072
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

9:00 – 10:00 AM: Registration, Networking & Light Breakfast

10:00 AM: Program Begins

11:00 AM: Event Conclusion

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Tickets are free but seating is limited to 140, so reserve your ticket today.

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IN JULY JOIN US FOR...

Alix Burrows & Kelly Dearth

Co-founders & co-CEOs of LitJoy Crate

Alix and Kelly are co-founders and co-CEOs of LitJoy Crate, LitJoyCrate.com. LitJoy is a direct-to-consumer e-commerce company that specializes in collector’s edition fiction books. They serve hundreds of thousands of customers globally and work directly with authors and publishers to create books and merchandise. LitJoy, now a thriving 7-figure company with over 35 employees, launched in Alix’s kitchen, during nap time, and with only $1,000. Prior to running a dope book company, Alix (BYU) and Kelly (UVU) both got a B.A. in Psychology.

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July 12th, 2024 @ KILN SLC

26 S. Rio Grande Street, Ste 2072
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

9:00 – 10:00 AM: Registration, Networking & Light Breakfast

10:00 AM: Program Begins

11:00 AM: Event Conclusion

GET TICKETS FOR ALIX BURROWS & KELLY DEARTH

Tickets are free but seating is limited to 140, so reserve your ticket today.

*By registering for this event, you agree to receive marketing and content emails from Utah Business.

Questions? Contact [email protected]