Business Leaders Forum

The Business Leaders Forum (BLF) is a weekly lecture series held on Salt Lake Community College's Taylorsville campus and sponsored by SLCC's School of Business.

SLCC’s Business Leaders Forum Schedule Spring 2022

Wednesdays, 1:00-1:50, BB-123
All students, faculty and staff are welcome and encouraged to attend in person or through Zoom.

Date

Speaker

Title

Company

1/19

Nico Suazo

Developer and VP

Developer at Platinum Commercial Solar

VP at Sparrow Electric

1/26

Bret Hickenlooper

President and Founder

SUMO Communications

2/2

Bea Washington

General Council

O.C. Tanner

2/9

Monica Yocom

Community Relations Manager

Fidelity Investments

2/16

Jared Peterson

District Manager, Farmers Insurance Group

Owner, SuperCuts Franchise

2/23

Karen Seo

VP of Public Relations

Cyprus Credit Union

3/2

Natalie Harris

Entrepreneur

doTERRA

3/16

Spencer Zaugg

Dentist and Entrepreneur

High Plains Dental

Zybergraph Inc.

Dynamic Décor

MLZ Properties LLP

Montana Manufacturing and Design

3/23

Michael McKay

Chief Accounting Officer

Blue Diamond Capital

3/30

Sarah DeVoll

CEO

Franklin Covey

4/6

Nicole Mouskondis

Owner

Nicholas & Company

4/13

Stephanie Pappas

Area Director

Roofers Supply

4/20

David Carn

Chief Operating Officer

KNS International

Visit BLF on YouTube to see the current videos

BLF is designed to give students a taste of potential professions and career paths while learning from executives in the field. It features business leaders from a broad spectrum of industries including legal, accounting, culinary, tech, finance, HR, marketing and entrepreneurship. BLF is a for-credit class reaching online and face-to-face students of all majors. Speakers typically give about a 40-minute presentation followed by Q and A. It is held in an auditorium-style classroom on campus on Wednesdays from 1-1:50 during the academic year. Speakers generally present an overview of what students can expect from a career in the professional's field, real-world experiences, and advice for beginning their careers. Former speakers have included:

  • Chief communications officer Larry H Miller Group (Spring 2021)
  • Director of Brand Experience Domo (Spring 2021)
  • Executive Director for Community Ken Garff (Spring 2021)
  • President of Key Bank (Spring 2020)
  • Founder and CEO of Cotopaxi (Spring 2020)
  • VP of Cigna Health (Spring 2020)
  • VP of Penna Powers Advertising (Fall 2019)
  • CFO of Ancestery.com (Fall 2019)
  • VP Zions Bank (Fall 2018)
  • President MHTN Architects (Spring 2018)

For all former speakers, topics and industries featured in the BLF, view the poster archive and find lectures from 2014-2018 in the video archive.

Darren Herder, Owner
A Philly Aided Barbers
Spring '21
Becky Potts VP and Regional Executive
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, SLC Branch
(with SLCC President Huftalin)