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Board of Directors

Jacob Newman – Board Chair

Senior Campus Recruiting University Relations Specialist, Zions Bank

Shailaja Akkepeddi – Board Vice-Chair

Independent Nonprofit Consultant


Trevor Jones – Board Treasurer

Commercial Underwriting Manager, American Express

Jessica Ramirez – Board Secretary 

Associate Attorney, Ray Quinney & Nebeker P.C.

Jeremy Franklin – Member

Research Strategic Project Manager, University of Utah Health

Tanya Lelanuja – Member

Senior Financial Analyst, Dominion Energy


Cyndy Miller – Member

Community Volunteer

Shawn Halladay - Member 

Chief Financial & Operating Officer, The Pitney Bowes Bank

  Melissa Hodgson  – Member

Manager, Student Success Operations, Western Governors University

Cassandra Wambach - Member 

AmeriCorps Program Director, The State of Utah

Cesar Hernandez - Member 

Asset Manager, Larry H. Miller Real Estate

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