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PATRICK JAMES has joined BHB Consulting Engineers as a project engineer. James received both his M.S. and B.S. in Civil Engineering from Utah State University, completing his M.S. in May 2012. He has always been fascinated by cities, construction and large buildings. James considered becoming an Architect but soon changed to Structural Engineering to better align his skills and interests with his career. He decided to design buildings to contribute to the cities he is so fascinated by. BHB is delighted to have such a talented and skilled person added to its team.
United Way of Salt Lake honored individuals and organizations for their dedication and service to the community. COMCAST was recognized as Outstanding Corporate Partner, PAULA GREEN JOHNSON, was honored as Outstanding Volunteer, JP MORGAN CHASE was presented with the President’s Award for Excellence, and TOM LOVE, President, Love Communications was named Compassionate Leader of the Year. United Way recognized hundreds of supporters and partners who collaborate with United Way of Salt Lake to advance the education, income, and health of our neighborhoods and communities.
Parr Brown Gee & Loveless hired MICHAEL ANDERSON as an associate lawyer in the firm. Anderson joins Parr Brown full-time after completing two terms as a summer associate with the firm and receiving his Juris Doctor from Columbia University. While at Columbia, he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, articles editor for the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, and a member and director of Columbia’s national American Constitutional Society Moot Court Team. He received a Master of Law with Distinction from King’s College London School of Law with an emphasis in public law and global governance. Anderson also graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
STEVEN E. CLYDE, attorney at Clyde Snow & Sessions law firm, recently received the Outstanding Service in the Private Sector from the American Water Resources Association's (AWRA) Utah Section. Clyde received the award at the Utah Section of the American Water Resources Association's 40th Annual Water Resources Conference. As Chair of Clyde Snow's Natural Resources and Water Law Practice Group and one of Utah's Premier water law attorneys, he was publicly recognized for his expertise and dedication to providing outstanding legal services to Utah's water users.
Questar executive SHAHAB SAEED has recently been named to serve on the Intermountain Healthcare Board of Trustees. Saeed is vice president and chief operating officer of Questar Energy Services and Questar InfoComm. Intermountain’s Board of Trustees is comprised of 19 individuals who volunteer their time without pay to direct the nonprofit organization. Board members set policy, create goals, evaluate management’s performance, and ensure Intermountain operates in the best interest of the community. In addition to the trustees who serve on Intermountain’s central Board, trustees also serve on governing boards for hospitals and other care services, as well as charitable foundation boards.
Gov. Gary R. Herbert named BRAD BARBER to the Governor’s Council on Balanced Resources. The Council brings together diverse leaders from the public and private sectors to resolve challenging environmental, natural resource and public lands issues. The Council is action-oriented, dedicated to collaborating to achieve practical results. Barber was formerly the State Planning Coordinator and has recently worked with The Wilderness Society and The Nature Conservancy, as well as Envision Utah and Kennecott Land as a planning and research consultant. From 2002 to 2006, he was the senior fellow for environmental management at the Oquirrh Institute where he managed the Institute’s program for environmental and natural resources.
Method Communications hired JEFFREY DUBOIS, former director at Brigham Young University’s Rulon L. Bradley Public Relations Agency, as an account supervisor. DuBois has extensive experience in public relations and account management. For nearly six years, DuBois worked for leading PR firms in New York City, including a stint as an account supervisor for Publicis Dialog where he oversaw several prominent clients including LG Electronics, iAxis, iPing and Omnipoint Communications. He also managed accounts for Magnet Communications and was director of marketing for Mathusek Inc., a sport and commercial flooring company.
TriTel Networks President JAY BROWN was invited by Technology Assurance Group (TAG) to share his vision on the future of unified communications with some of the industry's top manufacturers, vendors, suppliers and resellers at TAG's national convention. The 12th Annual TAG Convention will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 9th-12th. Stroman’s main responsibilities will include offering rich digital solutions for clients, such as Macey’s, Park City Chamber of Commerce, Zions Bank and Hogle Zoo.
Richter7 hired SAM STROMAN as senior experiential designer and KAYLAN MALM as the agency’s first director of analytics. Before joining the Richter7 team, Stroman held digitally-based design positions at several Utah-based agencies. After graduating with a bachelor’s in graphic design from Utah State University, Stroman taught user-interface courses at USU for one year as an adjunct professor. Malm gained experience as manager of advanced analytics at a digital advertising agency before joining the Richter7 team. With more than six years of experience in the digital realm, Malm understands that to succeed, data and analytics are invaluable to clients. Malm obtained her bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree of statistics in sociology from the University of Utah. She will build analytics groups and help clients improve their use of data to gain insights about their brands.
MIKE CHASTEEN joined Allegiance as executive vice president of sales and client services. Chasteen brings more than 25 years of high-technology sales and executive management experience to Allegiance. He will direct all sales, channel development efforts and client services, including managing the world-wide Allegiance direct sales and delivery teams and focusing the strategic efforts of channel and reseller partners. Chasteen has led enterprise and SaaS software sales at the C-level to retail, industrial, high technology and other key verticals. He has managed sales and delivery groups within start-up, mid-tier and tier-1 companies. Before joining Allegiance, Chasteen was vice president of North American and regional sales at GXS Worldwide, Inc., the world’s largest provider of business-to-business integration in the cloud, where he helped more than 40,000 companies exchange electronic transactions with trading partners.
West Valley City resident ANAND SINGH has been named a 2012 Gates Millennium Scholar. The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program awards 1,000 good-through-graduation scholarships to use at any accredited college or university. Singh intends to pursue a doctorate in biomedical engineering and is one of only five students to be named a Gates Millennium Scholar in the State of Utah.