MWCN Business Forums

The MountainWest Capital Network is Utah’s first and most effective business networking organization devoted to supporting entrepreneurial success. As part of the initiative we have as a network, a few times a year, MWCN Strategic Sponsors host Keynote speakers in a setting that is small and intimate. These speakers are Utah business leaders, entrepreneurs, award winners and disruptive thinkers that play important roles in growing business in Utah and, often, on a national level. Unlike our Signature Events that command a hotel ballroom to fit attendees, Business Forums are small and intimate opportunities offering unique “un-plugged” moments and valuable insight into the business climate.

  • Nico Dato, EVP of Marketing, Podium
  • Joel Peterson, Founding Partner, Peterson Partners
  • Jeff Edwards, EDCUtah
  • Daren Shaw, Managing Director,
    Investment Banking, D.A. Davidson & Co.
  • Jeff Thredgold, Thredgold Economic Associates, Zions Bank
  • Dave Williams, CEO and Mary Scott, President, Fishbowl
  • Robert Pedersen, CEO, ZAGG, Inc.
  • Wesley Smith, EVP Policy at the Chamber
  • Michael O’Malley, Marketing and Communications Director, USTAR
  • Mark Bouchard, Senior Managing Director, CBRE
  • Gary Vickrey, President, JLS-Vickrey
  • Chris Rothey, CEO, Radiate Media
  • George Feiger, CEO, Contango Capital Advisors
  • Alex Dunn, President, Vivint, Inc.
  • Bob Millerberg, CEO & Founder, Crest Financial
  • Bruce D. Milne, CEO, Corum Group
  • Val Hale, Executive Director, Governor’s Office of Economic Development
  • Andrew Limpert, CEO, Firefly Automatix
  • Greg Warnock, Managing Director, Mercato Partners
  • Martin Frey, Impact Investor
  • Jon Schultz, Co-Founder & President, SilencerCo
  • Val John Christensen, Board of Directors,
  • Kevin Knight, CMO, Experticity
  • David Sturt, Executive VP,
    Marketing & Business Development, O.C. Tanner
  • Spencer W. Young, Sr., Chairman of the Board & CEO, Young Automotive
  • Johnny Hanna, CEO & Co-Founder,
  • Brad Bonham, CEO, Walker Edison
  • Matt Marsh, Managing Director, Sorenson Capital Partners
  • Gavin Christensen, Founder & Managing Partner, Kickstart Seed Fund
  • Kristen Cox, Executive Director, Utah Governors’s Office of Management and Budget
  • Joel Clark, CEO & Co-Founder, Kodiak Cakes
  • Blake Murray, Co-Founder, CEO, Divvy, Inc.
  • Rich McKeown, Co-Founder, Chairman, Leavitt Partners
  • Casey Adams, President, Visible Supply Chain Management
  • Barry Lutz, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Regional Investment Banking
  • Andrew Braithwaite, Principal, The Cynosure Group
  • Spencer Eccles, Managing Director, The Cynosure Group
  • Michael Hall, Managing Director, Hall Labs
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