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American Fork— Blue Raven Solar, a leader in the residential solar industry, announces the promotion of Ben Peterson to President and Trevor Weed to Vice President of Operations. Peterson joined Blue Raven in 2015, and his leadership and intellect have truly transformed the company in the two short years that he has been there. As president, Peterson—who previously served as the company’s COO— will oversee finance, technology, legal, compliance, HR, digital marketing, and operations. Prior to joining Blue Raven, Peterson worked at McKinsey & Co., advising large companies on their strategic and operational goals. Prior to that, he worked for McMaster-Carr where he gained valuable management and operations experience. Peterson graduated from Stanford University with honors, and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School as a Baker Scholar. Weed came to Blue Raven after working at McMaster-Carr, bringing a wealth of experience in operations/supply chain management as well as valuable insights from the healthcare industry. He earned his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Salt Lake City—Utah Technology Council (UTC), the premier tech association for Utah, announced that the Board of Trustees has unanimously appointed John Knotwell as President and CEO. Knotwell succeeds Richard R. Nelson, who will serve as advisor to the Board of Directors. Knotwell is a technology industry veteran, with most recent roles as Chief Revenue Officer at RizePoint where he was responsible for leading worldwide sales, alliances, services, and customer success. Previously, he was Vice President of Sales at Workfront and Vice President of Sales at inContact. John currently serves as Majority Assistant Whip in the Utah House of Representatives. He holds an MBA from the John M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University.
Salt Lake City—Moody L. Chisholm, regional vice president for Intermountain Healthcare, has been named to the Utah Hospital Association (UHA) Board of Trustees. As a member of the Board, Chisholm will join the 21-member group in developing policy and direction for the Association. As Regional Vice President, Chisholm oversees all aspects of leadership and operations for the seven Intermountain Healthcare hospitals in the Central Region, including the system’s flagship facility – Intermountain Medical Center in Murray. Other hospitals in the region include Alta View Hospital, Heber Valley Hospital, LDS Hospital, Park City Hospital, Riverton Hospital, and TOSH – The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital. Prior to joining Intermountain in 2015 he served as CEO of St. Vincent’s Healthcare in Jacksonville, Florida. Chisholm previously spent 24 years with Universal Health Services, becoming a hospital CEO in 1999 and Acute Division Vice President in 2006. While in Florida, Chisholm served on the board of numerous state and community organizations and received the Sapphire Award in 2015 for individual contribution to healthcare in the state. Chisholm completed a bachelor’s degree at Appalachian State University in both economics and hospital administration, and received his MBA from Nova Southeastern University. Chisholm stays active outside of work with his wife and two children, and enjoys weightlifting, hiking, fishing, and supporting his children in their sports and activities.
Salt Lake City—Adding to key leadership roles in its Salt Lake County and Utah County offices, CBC Advisors announced five new positions within its expanding network of offices along the Wasatch Front. Mark Jensen has joined the firm’s newly expanded Downtown Salt Lake City office at 111 Main. Jensen was named executive vice president of investments and will play a critical role as CBC Advisors continues to build its rapidly growing investment services division. Jensen was previously executive vice president at Newmark Grubb ACRES and headed the Apartment Realty Advisors “ARA” Utah Office. Continually a top producer, Jensen has ranked in the Top 5 for production throughout his career, and was the #2 performer for Newmark Grubb ACRES in 2016. While well versed in all investment product types, his team has consistently completed over 50 percent of the brokered apartment transactions in Utah over the last four years. In the last 10 months alone, his team has completed 29 deals totaling over $120,000,000 in sales volume. Richard McAllister has joined the firm’s Utah County office as Vice President. Previously with Prudential Real Estate since 2000, McAllister has developed a reputation as one of the leading professionals in the Utah County market. He has negotiated a vast diversity of commercial real estate transactions, representing some of the most prominent companies, developers, and investors in the Intermountain West. Most recently, he represented Imagine Learning to strategically reposition their 70,000 square foot headquarters in the prestigious Riverwoods Business & Research Park in Provo. McAllister will work from CBC Advisors’ Utah County office in American Fork. Greg Ratliffis joining the newly expanded downtown Salt Lake City office at 111 Main as senior vice president of multifamily investments. Ratliff joins CBC Advisors from Newmark Grubb ACRES, where he was vice president of the Apartment Properties Group. Ratliff has played an instrumental role in investment strategy for major multifamily developments including Mission Meadowbrook Apartments, The Diamond J Multihousing Portfolio, 2550 South Main Apartments, Goldstone Place Apartments, Cottonwood Apartments, FoxPoint in Old Farm and Spring Meadows Apartments. His client base ranges from partnerships, pension fund advisors, lenders/loan servicers, TIC and private investors. Dan Simons has joined its Salt Lake City office as senior vice president. The move comes as CBC Advisors continues to expand operations and service throughout the Wasatch Front. Simons is widely considered one of the most successful and influential commercial real estate brokers in the Intermountain West with nearly 40 years of experience working in the Utah commercial real estate market. In the past, Simons previously served as branch broker at NAI West. He also held positions at Newmark Grubb ACRES and NAI Utah. Simons served as the director of real estate at Larry H. Miller Group, guiding the development of Jordan Commons. He was also the economic development director for Sandy City and past chair of the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce. In these capacities, Simons has helped lead Sandy to become one of the foremost destinations for commercial growth in the Intermountain West with the introduction of marquee developments such as The Cairns. He served as commissioner of the Utah Division of Real Estate and past president of Thanksgiving Point Development. Chris Turner is joining the newly expanded downtown Salt Lake City office at 111 Main as an investment analyst. He will work in partnership with Mark Jensen, who recently joined the firm as executive vice president, as CBC Advisors continues to build its rapidly expanding investment services division. Turner joins CBC Advisors from Newmark Grubb ACRES, where he worked with the top producing multifamily brokerage team in Utah, ARA Newmark. In just the past 10 months he has underwritten nearly $125,000,000 of commercial property ranging from 4 plexes to 411-unit apartment communities, in addition to completing comprehensive rent surveys in numerous submarkets and analyzing the operating expense data of 30,000 units across the Wasatch Front.
Ogden—Locally-owned and operated Bank of Utah has appointed Brooke L. Heym to the position of mortgage loan officer at the Redwood Road Branch. She has more than 20 years of management experience with a proven track record for developing an efficient staff of any size. She excels in consumer lending, business-to-business management and research, making her a great fit for her new position with Bank of Utah. Heym previously was the residential mortgage loan officer at Liberty Bank Inc. and manager of research center operations at Opinion Dynamics Corp. She has an associate’s degree in music performance and has spent the past three years working with a nonprofit group promoting mindful living through mediation and a vegetarian lifestyle.
Salt Lake City—A nationwide search has led to the appointment of John Wright as the new vice president of Supply Chain at Intermountain Healthcare. John was most recently Vice President of supply chain at MedStar Health in Maryland. Over his career, John also has worked in supply chain roles at Bon Secours, Cardinal Health, and Inova Health System. He will start his leadership role on October 16.
Salt Lake City—Troy Mason, CEO of TechnaGlass, a regional leader in the automotive glass repair and replacement industry, has been named President of the Board of Directors for The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA). The NWRA is recognized as the only trade association devoted solely to the windshield repair industry. The mission of the NWRA is to promote best practices for those engaged in windshield repair; develop and promote qualified, ethical repair practices; and serve as an advocate for the windshield repair industry before government and other regulatory groups. TechnaGlass was founded by Mason in 1991 in Salt Lake City, Utah. After 26 years and over 2 million customers served, TechnaGlass operates in 12 states, in 44 retail locations, employing 258 professionals, with annual sales of over $30 million.
Draper—Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC, one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders with locations across the U.S., welcomes three new members to its executive team: Brooke Joy, Samantha Bateman and Tomilynn Clark. Joy joins the company as the Director of Marketing, Bateman as the Director of Compliance, Operations—a new position for the company—and Clark as the Director of Underwriting. Joy has worked in marketing in the mortgage industry for over 17 years. She successfully directed marketing departments at her previous employers, including Total Expert LLC and National Residential Mortgage. Bateman is a 22-year industry veteran and has extensive experience working on regulatory and compliance issues. She was most recently Chief Compliance Officer at SecurityNational Mortgage Company. Clark brings over 17 years of mortgage experience to the table. Prior to joining Castle & Cooke Mortgage in 2015 as an underwriter, she worked for Celtic Bank and W.J. Bradley as an underwriting team lead.