The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah has announced that Bruce Bryan, Utah regional president of Chartway Federal Credit Union, has been appointed to the charity's board of directors. Make-A-Wish Utah serves the entire state, granting wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. Bryan served as president and CEO of HeritageWest Credit Union until it merged with Chartway in January 2010.
The Utah law firm of Durham Jones & Pinegar has announced the election of three new members to its board of directors Steven J. McCardell, Brick G. Power and David P. "Dade" Rose. McCardell's practice focuses on business workouts, Chapter 11 reorganization and lender liability defense. He joined the firm in 2006 after practicing with a national firm for 22 years. Power joined the Firm in 2010. He represents clients in the areas of patent prosecution, the delivery of legal opinions regarding intellectual property rights and the crafting of agreements to transfer intellectual property rights. Rose has served twice as the chair of the firm's real estate section. His practice focuses on real estate, land use and sophisticated financing transactions.
The engineering firm Psomas has announced the appointment of Travis Perry as an associate. He works as a professional engineer on the firm's Salt Lake City site development team. With 13 years of experience in the civil engineering industry, Perry's areas of expertise include site design, watershed management, storm drain design, land development, project management and development reviews.
Guild Mortgage Company announced today the opening of a new branch in Sandy and has named mortgage industry veteran Pam Metcalf as Utah district manager to lead further growth in the state. Metcalf has more than 25 years of experience in business and finance and joins Guild Mortgage from Cyprus Credit Union where she was Utah sales manager. She will be based in the new Sandy office.
The new owners of Brian Head ski area above Cedar City have hired former professional skier Josh Madsen as its sales and marketing manager. The Utah native was a sponsored telemark skier who appeared in a dozen films, including Warren Miller's "Higher Ground," produced five telemark movies of his own and was editor-in-chief of Telemark Skier Magazine.
Sam Wolfe has been promoted to chief chef at Alta Lodge after 21 years as the sous chef there. He has been transitioning into the role since September, when Paul Raddon retired.