Lehi—Young Living Essential Oils, the largest essential oil company in the world, announced that Ben Riley has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Global Sales. Riley was selected to replace Eddie Silcock, who left the company to pursue another path and spend more time with his family. Riley joined Young Living in 2016 to oversee global sales and immediately began making a significant impact. As Regional President of North America, Riley developed and integrated sales strategies, oversaw field leadership support, and ensured the success of Young Living’s field leaders across the United States and Canada. He has more than 15 years of experience in the network marketing industry and sales, and he spent more than 10 years managing businesses internationally.
Salt Lake City—Big-D Construction has made several organizational changes among its key leaders to better facilitate the continued growth and service capabilities of the firm. Jack Livingood, formerly Big-D’s CEO, will now serve as the Chairman of the Board, focusing on corporate strategy. Livingood has 39 years of experience with Big-D. Rob Moore has been promoted to CEO from his former role as President & C.O.O, with responsibility for enterprise-wide leadership. Moore has 46 years of experience, including 41 with Big-D. Forrest McNabb has been promoted to President of the Mountain West Group from his former role as Executive Vice President. He will also continue his leadership role in Big-D’s National Food and Beverage Group. McNabb has 35 years of experience, including 28 with Big-D. These three key leaders possess more than 100 years of combined experience. Not only will their leadership enable Big-D to grow and expand, but their guidance will help Big-D remain rooted in the strong values that have been part of the company for 50 years.
Orem—Mity Inc., the parent company of MityLite, a global manufacturer of award-winning, highly durable furniture products for the commercial marketplace, announced the promotion of four executive professionals. Christopher Galbraith was recently named as Mity’s Chief Operating Officer based in the Orem headquarters while Mike Gregory has advanced to President of Mity’s newly formed Health Care Division based in St. Louis, Missouri. A seasoned marketing professional with over eight years at Mity, Spencer Posey was named VP of Marketing and Brigitte Mailloux will oversee new and existing product lines as Director of Sourcing and Product Development for MityLite. All four recently promoted professionals are members of Mity Inc.’s Executive Council and will report to Mity Inc.’s CEO John Dudash.
Salt Lake City—Kassing Andrews Advertising announces the appointment of Shelly C. Storey as Media Director. Storey will be responsible for overseeing all media engagements for agency clients including negotiation, placement and media buying by utilizing various technologies to relay the advertisement to the desired audiences. She previously was the Marketing Media Manager at Lagoon Amusement Park; Media Director at MediaMax; and was the owner of The Storey Agency. She is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. Utah Business Magazine honored her as one of 30 Women to Watch in 2006 and as one of 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in 2005.
Draper—Red Sky Solutions is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Pinckney as Vice President of Marketing, reporting to CEO Chris Barney. A former CIO and Customer Programs Director, Pinckney brings a new, customer-centric perspective and strategy to the head of marketing role. Pinckney comes to Red Sky Solutions with years of experience in both the IT and vendor space. Having spent seven years as Chief Information Officer at Psomas, a leading engineering firm based in Los Angeles, Chris led many transformative efforts for the company and worked to align IT to business objectives and top-line growth. He also spent time at Riverbed Technology, where he directed customer programs, ran the global customer advisory board, multiple technology advisory councils, and managed all facets of customer marketing.
Salt Lake City—Spectrum Engineers is pleased to announce that Spencer Little, P.E., has been promoted to Principal Electrical Engineer. Little attended the University of Utah and graduated with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering in 2008. Shortly after graduation, he was hired at Spectrum Engineers as a project engineer. Little’s design experience includes multi-housing development, government aircraft hangars, and corporate office space. Little is licensed in both Utah and Arizona and brings a wealth of knowledge and value to the firm.