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Lehi—Partner Fusion Inc. has named Chad Montgomery to serve as its Vice President of Supply Relations. Previously, Montgomery spent nine years with Expedia, Inc. holding many senior level roles before his most recent position as Director of Search and Affiliate Partnerships for Expedia Affiliate Network. In this role, he focused on strategy and growth initiatives for some of the largest search partners globally, including Partner Fusion. Prior to joining Expedia, Montgomery served in sales and marketing roles at Alliance Systems and e2 Communications and previously owned and operated Timberland Landscape and Stone. He earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in marketing from Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas.
Salt Lake City—O.C. Tanner is pleased to announce that Kathleen Sacco has been promoted as the new Vice President of Retail Stores for the O.C. Tanner Company. In her new role, Sacco will oversee retail operations at O.C. Tanner’s flagship store in downtown Salt Lake City as well as its Park City store and the Rolex by O.C. Tanner store at Salt Lake’s City Creek Center. As a result of her 25-year tenure with O.C. Tanner Jewelry Store, Sacco has a thorough understanding of the jewelry business and the industry experience needed to lead O.C. Tanner’s retail jewelry division. During her time as interim leader, retail sales experienced double-digit growth and monthly sales were some of the highest in store history. In her most recent role as O.C. Tanner’s Director of Merchandising, Sacco was responsible for all aspects of product planning and inventory management. She also developed relationships with the world’s most exceptional makers of fine jewelry and timepieces including Roberto Coin and Patek Philippe.
Lindon—AccessData Group, a provider of integrated digital forensics and litigation support software tools and services, today announced the appointment of Nadine Weiskopf as vice president of product management. Weiskopf comes to AccessData following a nine-year career at LexisNexis, where she was director of product management for various litigation software products and service offerings at the company. Prior to that, she was a litigator for eight years at law firms in San Francisco and Seattle. Weiskopf earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington and her law degree from Seattle University School of Law. As a business software executive, she has published a number of articles and spoken extensively at professional events on various topics related to legal technology, data management and evidence collection.
Salt Lake City—The Securities and Exchange Commission today named Richard R. Best as Regional Director of its Salt Lake office. He will succeed Karen Martinez, who is retiring from public service and leaving the agency at the end of this month. Best joins the SEC from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in New York, where he is a senior director and chief counsel in its Department of Enforcement. He supervises a team handling investigations and disciplinary hearings involving regulated entities and associated persons. Best previously held other supervisory and investigative positions within FINRA’s Enforcement function. Before joining FINRA, Best spent approximately 10 years as a prosecutor in the Office of the Bronx County District Attorney, where he handled and supervised high-profile public integrity and organized crime prosecutions, among other matters. Best graduated from the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury and earned his law degree from the Howard University School of Law.
Salt Lake City—The Salt Lake Chamber has named Lori Chillingworth, executive vice president of Zions Bank, as the 107th person to serve as chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors. Chillingworth will begin her one-year term as chair starting on July 1, 2015. A successful banker, Chillingworth has been recognized four times in US Banker magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in Banking” issue, ranking among its “25 Women to Watch” list. She is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School. Chillingworth takes over as chair for Terry Buckner, who is the president and CEO of the Buckner Company. As immediate past chair, Buckners’s influence will continue to play an active role on the Chamber Executive Board. Keith McMullin, president and CEO of Deseret Management Corporation, will take over the role of vice chair on the Chamber’s Board of Governors. McMullin has served in his position with Deseret Management Corporation since April 2012. Prior to that, McMullin served as a second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric of the LDS Church.