Public Servant Stephen Tryon Challenges Career Politicians in Congressional Bid

– Accountability in campaign finance at the forefront of candidate’s platform –

The value of a vote shouldn't depend on the contents of one’s coffers, and people’s priorities should trump party politics, said Stephen Tryon in a recent editorial for the Salt Lake Tribune. That's why the former Army officer and executive is running for Congress – to encourage "career citizens" to oust the "career politicians" who've run things for too long. Tryon, author of the book A... read the complete article »

Tilt My Blinds Aims To Make Window Blinds Smart Through Kickstarter Campaign

-- Tilt My Blinds gives homeowners the ability to program and control existing two-inch blinds with a simple easy-to-install blind automation kit --

 Tilt My Blinds (Tilt) has turned to Kickstarter to bring affordable smart house blinds to the masses without the need to buy new blinds altogether. Tilt is an automation kit that is easily installed in the blind rail of most two-inch slat blinds. Tilt is programmable and can be controlled using your smartphone or Tilt switch. For its 31-day Ki... read the complete article »

Zenger Folkman Launches New Feedback Workshop at Coaching Symposium

Zenger Folkman’s newest workshop, Elevating Feedback, is now available Highly effective coaches have the potential to significantly increase the productivity and effectiveness of those they coach. One of the most important skills for coaches to master is giving feedback. Elevating FeedbackTM will premiere at Zenger Folkman’s fall coaching symposium in Washington DC on 18 September 2014. This half-day, skill-building workshop gives managers the skills to provide effective feedback. Part... read the complete article »

UVEF Names Ryan Westwood Chairman and Updates Name

I am excited to be a part of the ongoing UVEF, and thrilled to share this news: Celebrating its 25th year serving entrepreneurs, the Utah Venture Entrepreneur Forum (formerly Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum) (UVEF) today announced the appointment of Ryan Westwood as UVEF Board Chairman and CEO. UVEF also named Clint Betts, Kent Madsen, and Kreg Peeler as new board members. The group also announces its new website and name change geared to represent the statewide reach UVEF has had in recent... read the complete article »

Utah Technology Council Welcomes Dave Riordan and Shelly Parker to its Team

-Riordan and Parker bring 40 years of applicable business experience to the UTC-

The Utah Technology Council (UTC) ( welcomes Dave Riordan as its new director of business development and Shelly Parker as its new event planner.

Both Riordan and Parker bring 20 years of applicable business experience in their respective fields to the organization.

 Dave Riordan – In his role as director of business development at the UTC he is responsible for new members, corpor... read the complete article »


Big-D Construction ( recently earned the designation of Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company. Big-D, who has been a member of TCA since 1996, is one of only six companies in the entire nation to hold this designation. “This is a rigorous standard, which draws on the experience and dedication of [the] company to quality, safety, and good management practices,” said Ed Sauter, TCA Executive Director. “This achievement would not be ... read the complete article »

First Rocky Mountain Energy and Infrastructure Summit Points to Great Opportunities, Continuing Uncertainties in Jackson Hole, WY

- Event Aligns Leaders and Dialogues in Oil, Gas, Coal and Energy Infrastructure -

Top U.S. thought leaders in oil, gas, coal and energy infrastructure see opportunities emerging in the U.S. energy economy, but point to continuing barriers and challenges for these sectors as well. The leaders and voices converged last week at the first annual Rocky Mountain Energy and Infrastructure Summit, hosted by Hero Partners, DUNN Properties and MIES (Mirror Image Environmental Solutions), together with T... read the complete article »

SEO Leader Boostability Places #254 on Inc. 500/5000 2014

-In First Qualifying Year, SEO Innovation Leader for Small Business Acknowledged As One of Inc.’s Top 500 Fastest Growing U.S. Companies, #8 in Utah-

In the five years since its founding in 2009, growth has been the greatest constant for Internet marketing company Boostability, a company that specializes in local search engine optimization (SEO) for small businesses. As an expert in Internet marketing, Boostability employs organic methodologies for helping small business customers ensure t... read the complete article »


Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is proud to announce that three of its Salt Lake City attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015. A total of 82 Michael Best attorneys were recognized in over 50 different areas of legal practice nationwide. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The list of attorneys is compiled by conducting in-depth peer-review surveys, in which thousands of leading lawyers confidential... read the complete article »

Utah-Based ATS (Alpine Technical Services) Joins Inc. 500/5000 2014

-Successful 35-year-old Firm Growing Rapidly as it Expands Environmental Protection and Industrial Safety Offerings-

A globally significant firm from Utah that is addressing high-end safety and water treatment concerns is setting national records for growth ATS of Midvale, Utah, has just been named to the Inc. 500/5000 list for 2014, company officials confirmed. ATS is a privately-held, family-owned, 35-year-old organization offering custom safety (safety showers), industrial, municipal and ... read the complete article »