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People on the move

July 4, 2004 Sunday

The Deseret News Publishing Co.
Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City)

-- Jay K. Francis, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for the Utah Jazz, was elected president and chairman of the University Hospital Foundation's board of trustees. Francis has served three years on the board, most recently as chairman of the foundation's marketing and public relations committee. The foundation is a nonprofit organization that solicits funding for the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics.

-- Wells Fargo Bank has named Scott K. Mitchell as business banking specialist for its Cache Valley region. Mitchell has nearly 15 years of financial services experience. At Wells Fargo, he has served as business development officer, senior training officer and branch manager. He is a graduate of Utah State University.

-- The Utah Bankers Association announced its new officers. M. Craig Zollinger, president and chief executive officer of Bank One Utah, was elected president of the association. Zollinger has been with Bank One since 1986. Preston L. Jackson, president and chief executive officer of Merrill Lynch Bank USA, was elected vice chairman. Jackson oversees offices and subsidiaries in five states for Merrill Lynch Bank and has 20 years of banking experience. James C. Anderson, president of Bank of Utah, was named treasurer of the association. Anderson has worked in the banking industry since 1967.

-- Shanna Speredon was elected to serve as corporate and board secretary of Brighton Bank. Speredon currently serves as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the bank. She has been with Brighton Bank since 1980.

-- Westminster College has appointed Laura A. Murphy as executive director of communications. Murphy will design and implement an integrated marketing communication plan to increase awareness about Westminster. She is a graduate of New York University and Boston University.

-- Alex Beseris has joined Carter & Burgess Inc. as a senior planner in the firm's Salt Lake transportation programs unit. Beseris has more than 15 years of experience in urban and regional planning, with special expertise in land use and transportation. He is a graduate of the U. and is a member of the American Planning Association.

-- Michael W. Spence, a shareholder in the Salt Lake-based law firm of Ray Quinney & Nebeker, was elected to the firm's executive committee. Spence's practice involves corporate, commercial, real estate transactions and litigation. He is a graduate of the U.

-- Senforce Technologies Inc., a new Orem-based software company, has appointed Brian McElroy as senior director of business development. He will secure and manage partnership opportunities and identify and generate new revenue streams. McElroy comes to Senforce from another technology company, where he served as director of business development.

-- Gale Rudolph has joined Alpine Confections Inc. as director of functional foods. The Alpine-based company manufactures chocolates and confections under several brand names. In addition to her work at Alpine, Rudolph is an adjunct professor at the U.

-- R&O Construction announced two staff promotions. Rick Zampedri was named manager of large commercial operations. He has been with R&O since 1992 and was most recently a project manager. Tim Gladwell was promoted from project manager to manager of all other commercial operations development, including retail projects. Gladwell joined R&O in 1990.

-- Diana Windley joined Goldenwest Credit Union as director of marketing. Windley has 10 years of marketing experience, more than five of which were spent in the financial services industry. She is a graduate of Brigham Young University.

-- Big-D Signature Corp. has named Jeremie M. Moore to its business development team. Moore will be responsible for acquiring and developing new business relationships. He has more than 12 years of construction experience, including several as head of his own firm.

-- Stein Eriksen Lodge has promoted Dan Bullert from director of engineering to director of rooms. Bullert has 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He joined Stein Eriksen in 1996.

-- The Salt Lake Association of Independent Insurance Agents announced its new officers. Eric Kingdon of Trustco Inc. was named president. Jonathan M. Jepsen of Bunker & Moss Inc. is vice president, and Gary Ogden of Fred A. Moreton & Co. is secretary.

-- Utah Community Credit Union announced that Teri Chatterton, Claralyn Hill and Michael Orme were re-elected to UCCU's board of directors.

-- Riggs Capital Management, an Orem-based investment advisement firm, has named Randy Skalla to its investment committee. Skalla's financial and investment industry experience includes 13 years as partner, chief investment officer and chairman of the investment committee for an Omaha firm. He is a graduate of BYU.

-- LDS Business College announced three staff changes. Craig V. Nelson, formerly the college's dean of college affairs, was promoted to vice president of student affairs. Nelson is a graduate of BYU and has been with the college for nine years. Linda Doran was named director of retention. Doran previously served as the college's registrar. She has worked at the college for 30 years. Tamra Baird, former executive assistant to the college's president, was promoted to registrar. Baird is a graduate of LDS Business College and Ricks College.

-- Cobblestones Activewear has named Michael Seegmiller vice president of sales and marketing. Seegmiller has more than 25 years of experience in managing national accounts. He is a graduate of Merritt College and California State University at Hayward.