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Mindshare Technologies appointed LONNIE MAYNE as its new president. Mayne has been serving as the company’s chief experience officer.
Salt Lake City — Kirton McConkie tax and estate planning lawyer THOMAS MECHAM was invited to become a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He was recognized for his contributions to the practice of estate and trust law.
Orem — Utah Valley University appointed MICHAEL J. SAVOIE as the dean of the College of Technology & Computing, effective July 1. Savoie comes from the University of Texas, Dallas, where he served as director of the Center for Information Technology and Management in the School of Management and director of E-Business Initiatives.
Gemstone Hotels & Resorts added JENNIFER KIMBALL as marketing manager at the Homestead Resort and Katie Halwachs as marketing manager at the Zermatt Resort.
YANKA DEMIREVA is the new general manager for the Holiday Inn Express in Heber.
Wells Fargo Advisors designated D. SCOTT PHILLIPS, vice president – investment officer, as a member of the firm’s Premier Advisors Program. Phillips is in the Wells Fargo Advisors’ Park City office.
Salt Lake City — The Governor’s Office and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development selected CAROL LYNN GEORGE as the state science advisor. George brings with her a diverse portfolio of research and management experience and community service. She has mentored students and young professionals in science, technology, engineering and math programs.
Salt Lake City — Z’Tejas promoted SAM LUBING to general manager. Lubing came to Z’Tejas last year as executive chef and was responsible for overseeing all kitchen operations.
Salt Lake City — Mantyla McReynolds promoted three employees: JASON HUNTER was promoted to senior tax manager, GARRETT BEHLING was promoted to senior assurance manager and STEVE CLEGG was recently promoted to senior assurance manager.
Salt Lake City — Clyde Snow & Sessions hired BRIAN C. WEBBER as a shareholder and director in the company’s Salt Lake City office. Webber is chairman of Clyde Snow’s Health Care Practice Group.
Riverdale — President and CEO of America First Credit Union, JOHN B. LUND, has been elected chairman of Credit Union Direct Corporation (CU Direct), a national lending service provider. He has served on the CU Direct board since 2005.
Salt Lake City —The Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents (UAIIA) named JUSTIN ROBINSON as Young Agent of the Year at its 94th annual convention May 16.
Salt Lake City — The law firm Clyde Snow and Sessions elected D. LOREN WASHBURN to the management committee that oversees the strategic direction of the firm. Washburn joined the firm in 2011 as a shareholder and is a member of the White Collar Criminal Investigation Practice Group.
Salt Lake City — DAVID RUSSON, founder, president and CEO of Salt Lake City-based Investment Management Consultants (IMC), was recently appointed to the Utah Securities Commission by Governor Gary R. Herbert. The five-member commission supports and advises the Utah Division of Securities.
Provo — CHRIS MODESITT, chief information officer of Veracity Networks, was named one of Utah’s 30 CIO All-Stars by VLCM earlier this month.