People On The Move

People on the move is your weekly roundup of promotional happenings and other personnel news throughout the state of Utah.

Salt Lake CityEnerBank USA®, the national consumer lender that helps strategic business partners and independent home improvement contractors increase their sales, today announced the promotion of Rob Palmer to executive vice president and bank operations manager, with overall responsibility for operations and information technology. He will continue to serve as the chairman of the company’s IT committee. Prior to his recent promotion, he served as senior vice president of information technology and IT manager, where his responsibilities included information technology, telecommunications, business intelligence, software development, cybersecurity and project management. Mr. Palmer joined EnerBank in 2012. Prior to joining EnerBank, Mr. Palmer worked in various IT management roles, including stints at Volvo Financial Services, Verisk Health, and custom software solution providers. A Florida native, Palmer earned a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Florida Institute of Technology.

Salt Lake CityCollective Medical, delivering the nation’s largest and most effective network for care collaboration, today announced the appointment of Allison Barlow as head of people. Collective is enabling care collaboration across the continuum in ways never before possible—which requires a curious, tenacious and creative team dedicated to innovating. As head of people, Barlow is focused on nurturing a learning growth culture that empowers employees to reach their fullest potential and drive Collective’s mission forward. Collective has tripled in size in the past year. As part of a rapid expansion following the announcement of its Kleiner Perkins-led Series A funding round in November, 2017, Collective’s network now operates in 22 states. Care teams across all points of care are now served by the Collective Platform, including those based in hospitals, ACOs, emergency departments, physician practices, long-term, and post-acute care facilities and behavioral health providers. Prior to Collective, Ms. Barlow ran an HR consultancy working hand-in-hand with growth stage companies to develop strategies to create internal alignment and define company culture to drive workplace productivity. Prior, she honed her methodologies over her 24-year career while working at O.C. Tanner, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and Ken Garff Automotive Group. Throughout her career, Ms. Barlow has become passionate about creating an employee-centric environment that prioritizes trust, fun, and mutual growth.

TicabooTicaboo Investment Holdings, LLC, a Utah company with lodging, restaurant, adventure, and marina services at North Lake Powell in Bullfrog Basin, announced the advancement of Ray Golden as President of Ticaboo Management, LLC, Offshore Marina, Inc and Lake Powell Adventures & Hite Outpost. John Motley has taken over the role of general manager and will be leading the operations team, while Amy Golden has taken the role of north operations manager with Connie Malone as human resources director. Mr. Golden’s career in outdoor recreation began as a whitewater raft guide on the New and Gauley Rivers in West Virginia. Prior to his career in outdoor recreation, his life revolved around finance jobs in office settings. In 1995 he and his wife Amy left the office environment and started a whitewater rafting company in Costa Rica. They have since managed lodges, rafting companies and have owned successful fishing bait and tackle businesses in North Carolina and Georgia. In 2016 Mr. Golden and Amy were hired to get Ticaboo’s new Adventure Center off the ground. Mr. Golden was the director of the adventure center, and Amy was the outfitter store manager. Ray’s ability to develop and execute business plans in such a remote location was quickly noticed and in 2017 he was promoted to general manager. The Goldens’ have been to every country in North and Central America, from Canada to Panama and have found this isolated area of southern Utah a good fit for their career and lifestyle.