People On The Move
People on the Move is your weekly roundup of hiring and other personnel news throughout the state of Utah.
Salt Lake City — Kelly Passey of Plastic Specialties Inc (dba PSI Tops, www.psitops.com) was just named a Female Executive of the Year in the international Stevie Awards competition. The awards ceremony was held in New York City last week. PSI Tops runs deep through Kelly’s blood — she bought the business from her father in 2000 and then bought out her partner in 2004. She has steadily grown both revenue and number of employees and she immediately gives success of the now thriving business to those with whom she works.PSI Tops provides both residential and commercial-grade countertops and continues to be Utah’s leading provider of top-quality countertops to schools, hospitals, businesses and all residential applications. In 2018, Kelly was also named by Utah Business Magazine as one of the state’s 30 Women to Watch.
Salt Lake City — Jeff Williamson has been promoted to President of the Transportation Group for Sundt Construction, Inc. Williamson brings over 30 years of experience in the construction industry to his new position. He began his career in the construction industry as a field engineer in 1986 and has worked in both the field and the office at all levels of the business. Prior to joining Sundt, Williamson served for 15 years as a regional vice president for a large civil contractor in the Southwest, where he helped grow annual volume from $28 million to $242 million. Upon joining Sundt in 2011, he assumed the role of senior vice president and heavy civil division group manager. Under Williamson’s leadership, the group has performed more than $2 billion worth of work across Arizona, Texas, New Mexico and Utah and expanded into the Intermountain Region by opening an office in Salt Lake City. Williamson holds a master’s degree in civil and structural engineering and bachelor’s in civil engineering, both from the University of Arizona. He is a member of the American Public Works Association, The Road Information Program (TRIP) and a former Chairman of the Arizona chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).
Salt Lake City — Visible Supply Chain Management (https://www.visiblescm.com),an industry leader in shipping and fulfillment services for supply chain management, today announced three new professionals have joined its team; Bryan Brady as Director of Software Development, Dave Collings as Director of Transportation Compliance, and Spencer D. Critchett as Associate Corporate Legal Counsel. Brady is an expert in web architecture, entity framework and building web applications for enterprise and small business in diverse industries. Before joining Visible as Director of Software Development, Brady served in software engineering roles at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and Intrepid Source LLC—which he founded and led. Collings has almost 20 years of experience in global trade and dangerous goods transportation compliance. He has served in roles such as Global Trade Compliance Manager (Dangerous Goods) and Sr. Manager of Dangerous Goods Transportation Compliance at Phillips, a leading health technology company. Critchett most recently served as a business and finance associate at Ballard Spahr LLP, where he managed legal transaction teams, which included experts in intellectual property, tax, environmental and employee benefits. He also acted as both buy and sell-side legal counsel related to merger and acquisition transactions (M&A). Before his role at Ballard Spahr, Critchett served at several law firms including Durham Jones & Pinegar in Salt Lake City, and Gunderson Dettmer Sough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP in Redwood City, California. After growing at a 72 percent 5-Year CAGR, Visible announced its recent move into additional headquarters space located near the Salt Lake City Airport. The new office space more than doubles the company’s overall Salt Lake presence and reflects its rapid growth.