May 31, 2013

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May 31, 2013

Cedar City — RICH KENDELL has been selected as Southern Utah University’s interim president. Kendell is a former commissioner of the Utah System of Higher Education.

Salt Lake City — Arches Health Plan, a nonprofit health insurance company, appointed JUDI HILMAN vice president of consumer engagement and strategic partnerships to start in July 2013.

Riverdale — America First Credit Union’s appointed several people to its new Marketing, Communication and Service Quality division. America First vice president TAMMY GALLEGOS will now serve as vice president of a new division. LISETTE THURGOOD will be the new service quality manager. NICOLE CYPERS will be public relations and social media manager. BRENT VAN DYKE was promoted to marketing manager. Former payment services manager Kim Choate advanced to divisional vice president. TROY STEVENSON was named vice president of product management.

Salt Lake City – Utah’s Office of Energy Development appointed TRACIE CAYFORD as the new communications and marketing manager. Cayford is currently the deputy director of communications, operations, and fulfillment of the Utah Office of Tourism.

Salt Lake City — Premier Computing, Inc., appointed KERRY DRAPER as president. Draper previously led the expansion of Premier Computing services in Idaho and Montana and was project manager for the consulting staff.

Heber — Wells Fargo Advisors named D. SCOTT PHILLIPS a member of the firm’s Premier Advisors Program. Phillips has been a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors for 7 years and has 7 years experience in the brokerage industry.

Salt Lake City — Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce hired STEVEN H. KOCH as a senior property manager in Salt Lake City. Koch is currently managing five projects that include office buildings, shopping centers and office condos.

Salt Lake City — Tanner LLC appointed DAN GRIFFITHS as director of strategic planning for the firm’s leadership solutions practice. Previously, Griffiths was a founding partner of Proficio Services Group.

Salt Lake City — LIANNA OSTLER, marketing director for Utah Business Insurance Company, was announced as the 2013 Company Person of the Year for the Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents.

Salt Lake City — Mindshare Technologies appointed LONNIE MAYNE, who had been serving as the company’s chief experience officer, as its president. Mayne was recently voted onto the board of directors for the Customer Experience Professionals Association, a global non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of customer experience management practices.

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