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Salt Lake City—JMH Premium, in its efforts to continue to advance its growth efforts, announces the promotion of three female executives to positions within its executive management team. Nicole DeBloois is promoted to Director of Research and Development. Ms. DeBloois has been with JMH Premium for over eleven years in a wide range of expanding R&D roles and responsibilities. During that time, she has consistently demonstrated a skill for fostering internal and external relationships that have resulted in delivering exceptional product development results. Gretchen Hudgins, PHR, SHRM-CP is promoted to Director of Human Resources. Ms. Hudgins joined JMH Premium in early 2017, as the company looked to create a formal Human Resources Department. Ms. Hudgins has formalized the HR Administration role and advanced the company’s ability to meet the ever-increasing governmentally required practices, policies and procedures. She has effectively managed JMH Premium’s employee benefit plans, including improvements in its 401K program. Her ability to identify excellent candidates has been critical to the recruitment process as the company has added talent to its team. She has also spearheaded exceptional safety performance which garnered JMH Premium the Utah Manufacturers Association Safety Award for 2017. Laura Guthrie is promoted to Director of Marketing. Ms. Guthrie joined the company in June of 2017 as JMH Premium looked to create a Marketing Department to communicate the JMH Premium value proposition to its industrial manufacturing and food service marketplace. She has completely rebranded JMH Premium, including a new Website, logo and signage, initiated a digital and social media communication strategy, created an inbound prospecting program and established a sales process to identify and qualify new customers.

Salt Lake City—Windermere Utah Real Estate is pleased to welcome the following new Realtors: Jasson Ackett (Layton), Deborah Leigh (Park City), Annelise Xiao (Union Park), Steve Ward (Union Park), Chandler Evans (Union Park), and Chelsea Seifers (Sugar House).

Salt Lake City—Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Ivan B. Knauer has joined the firm’s Salt Lake City office as partner in the commercial litigation practice group. He joins from the Washington, D.C. office of Pepper Hamilton, where he was co-chair of the Securities and Financial Services Enforcement Group and a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group. At Snell & Wilmer, Mr. Knauer will focus his practice on securities litigation and enforcement. He represents public companies, broker-dealers, investment companies, investment advisers and individuals in class actions and arbitrations, and in enforcement matters brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and other regulatory bodies. As a former enforcement attorney at FINRA and the SEC, Ivan also counsels financial institutions on regulatory compliance matters. In addition to working out of the Salt Lake City office, Mr. Knauer will also spend time in the firm’s office in Washington, D.C. Mr. Knauer has previously served as vice president and managing trial counsel for FINRA and as senior counsel in the Enforcement Division of the SEC. He earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.A. from University of Pennsylvania. He is licensed to practice only in New York and the District of Columbia, and he is in the process of applying for admission to the Utah State Bar.

Salt Lake City –EnergySolutions, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ken Robuck President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 30. Mr. Robuck was previously President of EnergySolutions’ Nuclear Decommissioning division.  David Lockwood, the current President and CEO, will remain with the company as Executive Chairman.