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People On The Move

People on the move is a weekly roundup of the promotions, hirings and other personnel happenings in Utah’s business community.

Salt Lake City–ETC Group, an energy engineering firm specializing in building efficiency, announced a change of leadership with Spencer Shaffer, a Salt Lake City long-time resident and entrepreneur, taking the reins. Mark Case, the firm’s co-founder and President is retiring this month. The company was founded in 1988 by sibling team Patti and Mark Case and has been fulfilling their mission of improving energy efficiency for institutional, commercial and industrial businesses ever since. His entrepreneurism extends beyond business as he is also the Founding Board Chairman and President of the Utah High School Mountain Biking League. Established in 2010, the Utah league has grown to over 3,800 student athletes, 90 middle school and high school teams, and 1600 volunteer coaches. He is also a long-time member of the Salt Lake City chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). About ETC Group ETC Group is celebrating its 30th year as a leader in energy management, efficiency engineering and consulting. They implement smart building technology to increase efficiency, increase comfort and ultimately, increase their clients’ bottom line. BuildingFit™, a division of ETC Group, is a big data software solution that allows you to quickly visualize your building’s performance and automatically identify issues that impact the bottom line. It is like a fitness tracker for buildings. Both ETC Group & BuildingFit are SkyFoundry partners and are very active in the energy engineering and software community.

Salt Lake City–KSTU-TV FOX 13, The Tribune Broadcasting-owned FOX affiliate in Salt Lake City, Utah, today announced the promotion of Kelly Chapman from weekday morning anchor to weekday afternoon & evening anchor, effective Monday, October 22. Ms. Chapman, a former Miss Utah USA, joined FOX 13 in 2013 as weekend morning anchor after moving back to Utah from California where she held on-air positions at KOVR-TV and KMAX TV in Sacramento. Her career also includes on air positions at KUTV in Salt Lake City. Ms. Chapman will co-anchor FOX 13’s top-rated 4 p.m. newscast with veteran Max Roth, and co-anchor the 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. newscasts with Bob Evans, who has been the station’s main evening anchor for 23 years.

Salt Lake City–Kneaders Bakery and Cafe, an authentic European scratch-casual restaurant and bakery headquartered in Orem, Utah, announced today that veteran industry executive Nate Duvall has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Duvall’s previous role as Chief Restaurant Officer at Four Foods Group (FFG) allowed him to work closely with multiple Brand Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors of Restaurant Management, as well as restaurant-level managers, contributing to the overall growth and success of the brand. Mr. Duvall’s past experience includes the Regional Director position at Abundant Brands, an American Fork, Utah privately-held company operating in the restaurant sector. Mr. Duvall will be key to furthering the development of inventory systems, efficient scheduling procedures, and profitability structure alongside leadership coaching and development. Additionally, he will assist in building Kneaders’ hiring and onboarding systems to grow the organization. Mr. Duvall will also contribute to cultivating financial strength, enhancing efficiencies and store compliance and ensuring consistency across the brand in all operational capacities.