People On The Move
People On The Move is your weekly roundup of hiring and promotional news throughout Utah.
Salt Lake City—Nav, a Utah-based, venture-backed fintech company that matches business owners with their best financing options and offers free access to business credit report, announced today that Jo-Ann Yuen has joined its executive team as Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis. On the heels of raising $44.8 million in Series C equity capital earlier this year, Ms. Yuen’s role will primarily focus on developing and overseeing the execution of an innovative and unique financial strategy for Nav, allowing the company to continue to rapidly expand and bring on new partners. Ms. Yuen comes to Nav from Nelson Laboratories, where she held the position of Vice President of Finance for the last two years. Prior to this, she held multiple world-wide roles with Rio Tinto, the latest being Chief Financial Officer, Technology & Innovation.
Pleasant Grove—doTERRA, the world’s largest essential oils company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dell Brown as the new Chief Operating Officer for Prime Meridian Health Clinics, doTERRA’s healthcare initiative announced in 2018. After earning his MBA from Northwestern University, Mr. Brown worked for CSC Healthcare as a Senior Consultant, leading consulting teams in key strategic and operational initiatives that were essential to the success of the client. Later, he co-founded Global Health Consulting, an academically oriented firm that uses rich access to data, along with sophisticated analysis and modeling techniques to develop new competitive strategies for healthcare clients.
Salt Lake City—LifeVantage (Nasdaq:LFVN) announced today the appointment of Erin Brockovich to its Board of Directors. Ms. Brockovich has over 35 years of diverse public health, legal, and business successes, both domestically and globally, and is one of the most requested speakers on the international lecture circuit. As President of Brockovich Research & Consulting, she is currently doing consulting work for three national law firms, involved in numerous environmental projects worldwide, and writing her fourth book scheduled for release next spring. Raised in a family of athletes and nutrition advocates, she has a deep-rooted passion for health and nutrition and has spent the better part of the past two decades sharing that passion on a global stage. Ms. Brockovich became a strong advocate of dietary supplements in particular following an automobile accident that resulted in a serious back injury. In addition to health and wellness, Ms. Brockovich is equally passionate about improving water supply standards worldwide. Her iconic legal battle with the energy industry over groundwater contamination was portrayed in the 2000 Academy Award-winning biographical film that bears her name. She has requests for her help with water supply issues in every state in the U.S., Australia, and other international hot spots. She is currently working on cases in California, Texas, Florida, Michigan, Illinois, and Missouri. Born and raised in Kansas, Ms. Brockovich has been awarded myriad health and wellness honors and distinctions over the course of her career, including Harvard School of Public Health’s highest award, the Julius Richmond Award. She has also received an honorary juris doctorate from Lewis and Clark and an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from Loyola Marymount University. Ms. Brockovich currently resides in Southern California and has 3 children and 4 grandchildren.