Matthew Adams is an Associate Attorney with Kirton and McConkie at their headquarters in downtown Salt Lake City. He specializes in estate planning, business and tax law and his practice also includes corporate transaction, general corporate governance, asset protection and charitable giving. Matt has experience as a corporate counsel and has worked for a big four accounting and management consulting firm. He contributes to BLM land management and trail building in the Wasatch; serves on the board of an organization assisting challenged youth that features positive mountain-biking experiences with mentors and participates as a volunteer with Wasatch County Search and Rescue. He severed as Editor of the William and Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review and earned B.S. and Master of Accounting degrees from Brigham Young University.
Jennifer Boyd is the owner of Bright Marketing & Public Relations, a marketing agency that powers business growth through branding, content, public relations and inbound solutions. Jen’s background includes a decade of corporate marketing and advertising agency positions with Fortune 500 companies in Atlanta and Tampa, combined with another decade of running her own business. She is an active member of BNI (Business Networking International) is also a current member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Jen holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of South Florida.
Jeff Cline is the owner and Chief Investment Officer of Responsible Asset Management in Salt Lake City Utah, providing socially responsible and sustainable investment management services since 1997. He has over 29 years experience in Investment Management. He began his career with regional brokerage firms and later joined the national firm, Smith Barney. In the early 90’s, Mr. Cline opened his own Broker-Dealer/Registered Investment Advisory in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. He also serves a s a Principal with NPB Financial Group, LLC. a California based Broker-Dealer/Registered Investment Advisor and is a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA).
Terri Holland is founder and co-owner of Cole Holland Training Center in Salt Lake city, a locally owned post-secondary school offering programs in healthcare for a fraction of the cost of those “other” schools, and Geekbox Computers, a local provider of computer hardware and IT solutions. She sits on the boards of Utah Emergency Medical Training Council, Executive Board of Directors for Utahns Against Hunger, Advisory Board for the Utah Nurse Assistant Registry and the Workers Comp Fund of Utah. She is a frequent lecturer on issues related to criminal behavior and employment for the Department of Workforce Services and Vocational Rehabilitation. She is a frequent contributor to the Salt Lake Tribune and has made a film about Native American Spirituality.
Kenner Kingston is Senior Principal Partner and Director of Sustainability at Architectural Nexus, a local firm located in the Sugarhouse neighborhood of Salt Lake City with a practice reaching throughout the Intermountain West. He was an early adopter of the United States Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System. He is Director of Sustainability at Architectural Nexus and, as such, is responsible to initiate research about, spearheading education for, and ensuring implementation of sustainable practices within the firm.
Kirsten Peterson is owner of A Priori Creative Alliance LLC since 1999, graphics design for business brand and service promotion. Previously, she was a senior production designer, art director, and team leader at Dahlin Smith White Advertising. She also managed art direction for large scale outdoor advertising campaigns for Patrick Media Group. Ms. Peterson studied communications, theatrical set design, and pre-architecture at the University of Utah. She earned her BFA in Advertising Design with an emphasis on Computer Graphics from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California, graduating with honors. While at the Academy, she managed the in-house ad agency, Adcom and produced art for animations and special effects at Varitel Video, a top post-production facility, as an intern.
Anne Petrie is the Executive Director/General Manager of Medicare Programs for Altius Health Plans, an Aetna Company, and offices at their South Jordan office. Anne has profit/loss as well as strategic accountability for Aetna Medicare Advantage plans throughout the Big Sky and Mountain States. She has over 25 years of expertise in the healthcare industry from the payer, provider, and vendor perspectives. Her experience includes provider network contracting/management, provider compensation strategy, Medicare enrollment, and claims operations. She began her career as a software installer and trainer. Anne has served on the Professional Advisory Committee for Independence University and is a former member of the Women’s Philanthropic Network (WPN) a non-profit organization affiliated with the United Way. Anne received an MBA from San Diego State University.
Adam Robison is Managing Partner of Outlook Corporate Consulting and the Founder of the nonprofit Eliminating Poverty. Outlook Corporate Consulting’s guarantee is that they will give everyone of their clients a 200% ROI on their investment during a 12 month period of time and if they don’t obtain this return then they will work with that client for free until this 200% has been obtained. Prior to Outlook, he operated his own private hedge fund. Adam has extensive experience in the selling profession having sold for Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical Company as a pharma rep where he placed in the top 10% of the company, followed by selling for New York Life Insurance Company as a life insurance salesman, Beneficial Financial Group as a sales manager and finally Bankers Life and Casualty as the district manager and territorial VP. Adam graduated on the dean’s list with a B.S. in Economics and a minor in chemistry at Brigham Young University.
Barry Scholl is the Director of External Relations for the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law where he oversees media outreach and communication strategies and is also an adjunct professor. He practices securities, trademark and business law with Kruse Landa Maycock & Ricks. Barry has served as Senior Editor of Utah Business Magazine, Editor in Chief/General Manager of Utah Outdoors Magazine/Amazing Outdoors.com and Editor in Chief of Salt Lake Magazine. He has several editing and co-authoring credits for guidebooks concerning public lands, Utah and Salt Lake. Barry is a board member of the Entrada Institute and past board member of: Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce Leadership Utah Alumni, Writers at Work, Westminster College Communication Advisory Board, Utah Wilderness Association, Glen Canyon Institute, and Utah Arts Council Literary Arts Advisory Board.
Bill Wilson is owner of Sustain 3, an employee engagement software platform. He led the effort to establish Dwelltek, a solar energy solutions company that he helped create, as Utah’s first certified B corp. He previously held various senior business development and global marketing roles at Intel for 16 years, servicing clients throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. As Managing Partner of Utah Solar & Alternative Energy, Bill developed strategic partnerships with leading industry technology providers and customers throughout the inter-mountain west, leading the firm to over 600% year over year revenue growth in 2009. Bill holds BS and BA degrees from The University of Phoenix and has extensive professional training in photovoltaic and solar hot water design and installation.