Brad Mortensen has been named vice president for university advancement at Weber State University. Mortensen has served in several roles since arriving at WSU in 2004, most recently as interim vice president for university relations. Prior to joining WSU, Mortensen gained extensive experience in higher education and public policy at the Utah System of Higher Education office as the assistant commissioner for finance and facilities. He also served as the higher education policy analyst at the Utah Governor's Office of Planning and Budget.

Christi Griffis has been named manager of the Roosevelt branch of Mountain America Credit Union. Griffis has been with the credit union for eight years.

Kyle Kamalu has joined the Southland office of Windermere Real Estate/St. George LLC Inc. as a sales associate. Kamalu previously worked for another firm as a Realtor.

Shauna Ehninger has been promoted to interactive designer at Richter7. She joined the company in 2007 as a Web production designer.

Gregg D. Stephenson, Peggy Hunt, Kristine M. Larsen, Christopher N. Nelson and Gregory S. Roberts have been elected shareholders/partners of law firm Ray Quinney & Nebeker. Stephenson's practice focuses on estate planning for executives, professionals and high-net worth individuals and families with an emphasis on structuring estate plans and transactions. His tax practice also encompasses tax planning for business transactions, and he provides probate and trust administration services. His education includes a degree from Weber State University. Hunt joined RQ&N's bankruptcy section in 2005 and has practiced bankruptcy and reorganization law as an associate in the Salt Lake City office of another firm. Her practice focuses on bankruptcy, reorganization, debtor/creditor matters and receiverships, as well as on appellate matters. Larsen practices in the firm's litigation section and primarily defends product liability and other personal injury cases on behalf of several insurance companies, transportation and other corporate clients. Larsen's practice also includes commercial litigation matters involving real estate transactions, construction disputes and contract disputes. Nelson's practice focuses on nonprofit and for-profit corporate and tax issues in connection with a variety of business and charitable transactions. Roberts practices in the firm's litigation section, handling litigation matters for the firm's corporate and individual clients. His practice involves commercial and tort litigation, with a particular emphasis on toxic tort/hazardous substances litigation.

Clark Merkley has been promoted to chief legal and human resource officer for Employer Solutions Group. Merkley previously was a senior human resources consultant for ESG and has more than 19 years of experience practicing law, focusing on corporate, health-care, insurance and employment law matters. He will be responsible for legal matters and internal human resources and will continue developing nationwide benefits strategies for Fortune Industries, the parent company to ESG. Merkley's education includes a degree from Brigham Young University.

• The United Way of Salt Lake has experienced several management changes. Bill Crim has been promoted to vice president of community impact and public policy. Crim brings strong public policy experience to the position, as he was formerly the director of public policy. Agnes Chiao's title has been changed to community impact manager, strengthening children and families. Chiao is now responsible for development and management of the strengthening children and families priority and the immigrant integration initiative. Brian Guyer's title has been changed to community impact manager, opening doors to educational achievement. Guyer now oversees efforts related to this priority, as well as managing and developing the community learning centers initiative. Susan Smith has been hired as major and planned gifts director. Smith has previously worked with United Way of Salt Lake as a member of the board of directors. She is now responsible for building membership and financial investments in United Way of Salt Lake's Tocqueville Society and managing planned giving efforts.

Peter Giles has been named the new director of program strategy for The Leonardo. Giles will be involved in fundraising, strategic planning and operational development as The Leonardo moves toward opening on Library Square. Giles was one of The Leonardo's original national advisory board members and has been a supporter of the project for several years. He brings 28 years of experience as president and chief executive officer or executive director of three major organizations.

Trent Bangerter has been named to lead the origination of new business at Marquette Healthcare Finance's new marketing offices in Salt Lake City. Bangerter is vice president and marketing officer. He began his career as a nursing facility administrator and brings more than 15 years of senior executive and board level experience. Prior to joining MHF, he was a vice president with a capital management company and was responsible for new business origination for the western United States. His education includes a degree from Brigham Young University.

Jason Dodge and John Monson have joined CB Richard Ellis and will specialize in the acquisition and disposition of office properties in the Utah County area. The team comes to CB Richard Ellis following a successful career with another real estate firm in Provo. Dodge specializes in office sales and leasing and investment sales. Monson has nearly 18 years of sales and management experience working in the technology industry and commercial real estate.

Robert Pritchard has joined Venafi as vice president of worldwide sales. He formerly was vice president of sales at another company and held business development and sales positions at a Web security software company. He has more than 20 years of experience in information technology.

Marc Porter has joined the Salt Lake office of Holland & Hart LLP as of-counsel. Porter represents start-up and emerging growth companies in a variety of business transactions. He also represents a prominent Utah-based venture capital fund and has represented several private equity funds. His education includes degrees from Brigham Young University.