Shareholders at the Salt Lake City-based law firm of Parsons Behle & Latimer have elected Raymond J. Etcheverry, Hal J. Pos, Laura S. Scott, Michael R. Kealy from the firm's Reno office and Michael P. Petrogeorge to the company's board of directors for 2013. Etcheverry is a member of the firm's litigation department and practices in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property, securities and class-action defense. Pos is a member of the environmental, energy and natural resources department and concentrates on environmental and mining matters. Scott is a member of the litigation department and concentrates her practice on real estate and banking litigation. Kealy is a member of the litigation department and practices commercial litigation and personal injury. Petrogeorge is a member of the litigation department and concentrates his practice on real estate litigation and complex commercial litigation.
Squatty Potty, a St. George-based toilet footstool company, has named Devin Brady its new chief financial officer. He will oversee the company's accounting, treasury and finance functions.
Blendtec, a Orem-based manufacturer of high-end commercial and home blenders, has formally announced that chairman and CEO Tom Dickson has stepped down from his executive role. Reed Beus, an experienced technology and private equity executive, has been appointed as the company's new chairman and CEO.
Deer Valley Resort has named Steven Issowits assistant director of real estate development and resort planning. He previously served as a managing partner at East West Partners, a real estate development company based in Beaver Creek, Colo. In that post, Issowits managed all aspects of Beaver Creek's real estate development, sales and owner services in Park City.
The Utah Farm Bureau Federation has named Jane Ashby vice president of finance and chief financial officer. Ashby previously served as the organization's director of finance, a position she held for nearly three years.
Bank of American Fork Senior Vice President and COO Larry Miner has retired from the bank after nearly 45 years of service. He began working at the bank to earn income and get a jump on the job market while he was in school at Brigham Young University. The bank hired him in September 1968 to work from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the walk-up teller. After he graduated with a degree in business management and accounting economics in 1970, the bank hired him full time.
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