Silicon Slopes—InsideSales.com, the leading cloud-based sales acceleration technology company, announced that Dan Freund has joined the company in the role of senior vice president of its commercial business unit, where he will be tasked with ushering in the company’s next phase of exponential sales growth. A true industry veteran, Freund brings twenty-five years of sales and sales management experience to the company, most recently leading Oracle’s OracleDirect inside sales organization, one of the country’s largest inside sales teams with more than 2,000 employees. While at Oracle, he led the team to nearly double revenue from $700M to $1.2B in just five years’ time. Freund also launched the OracleDirect Women’s Network, supporting the women in tech community. Freund joins InsideSales during a breakout year for the company. In 2015 the company expanded its global footprint to include two offices in the UK (London; Reading) and an additional office in San Mateo, Calif. InsideSales continues to invest in its home state of Utah, where it launched its Kids Coding initiative, where members of the InsideSales team are teaching local elementary school students how to code. For this opportunity, Freund will relocate to Utah, joining a rapidly growing team of industry veterans who have moved to the Silicon Slopes to join InsideSales in the past year, including former Salesforce president and Chief Customer Officer Jim Steele, and Brent Peters, former Chief Technology Officer of eBay Enterprise. InsideSales also recently appointed Lindsey Armstrong as its COO to further strengthen its leadership team as the company expands globally.
Orem—Christopher Galbraith has joined the executive management team of MityLite as Vice President of Operations. Galbraith brings a proven background in supply chain, business strategy, and operations. Most recently, Galbraith served as Executive Director of Strategy for Sealed Air Corporation, a Fortune 500 organization with multifaceted manufacturing operations. At MityLite, a global market leader of professionally designed, highly durable banquet, meeting, event and dining furniture, Galbraith has responsibility for implementing an operations strategy that delivers superior value to customer channels. Galbraith leads MityLite’s engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, and quality/continuous improvement operations. While at Sealed Air, Galbraith held the roles of operations consulting, production control, supply chain manager, and global fulfillment. Before his manufacturing experience, Galbraith worked in investment trading for Credit Suisse. Galbraith holds a master’s degree in business from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from BYU-Idaho. Galbraith has also achieved Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
Salt Lake City—Cuisine Unlimited founder, Maxine Turner, has been elected to the board of directors of the United States Chamber of Commerce at their annual winter meeting in Orlando, Florida. Turner has served on the Chamber’s Council on Small Business for the last two years. Additionally, she has been active in the Salt Lake City Chamber and has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades including the 2014 International Business Women of the Year (OWIT – Utah) and the U.S Chamber Top Seven National Small Businesses for 2014. Turner has more than 35 years of experience in the food service industry. Her catering and event company has been involved in national and international events. She participates in and donates her time to a multitude of civic and charitable events. She is a founder of the US Welcome Pavilion and has served on the prestigious Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the International Caterers Association for eight years. She served on the ICA Foundation and is the first woman to receive this honor. Turner is a member and serves on the board of Economic Development Corporation of Utah, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, Salt Lake Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, the Park City Chamber & Convention Bureau, Culinary Board at Salt Lake Community College, Junior Achievement and numerous charitable organizations. She was a member of the first national Key for Women Advisory Board for Key Bank, a member of Women’s Leadership Institute of Utah and International Women’s Forum.
Salt Lake City—Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce attorney Nettie Downs has been nominated to serve on the board of directors for the Utah Council For Citizen Diplomacy (UCCD). UCCD is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting global understanding and respect between the people of Utah and other nations. UCCD is a private sector partner with the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. Each year, UCCD welcomes nearly 500 emerging leaders from around the world to Utah for short-term professional and cultural exchanges. UCCD is a member of the National Council for International Visitors (NCIV) and the Utah chapter of the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA). Downs concentrates her practice in corporate and securities law with an emphasis on formation, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. She received her B.A. from Brigham Young University, magna cum laude, her M.A. from University of Pennsylvania Lauder Institute, Wharton – Arts & Sciences and earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She was the executive editor for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law.