Jan LePore has been elected chairwoman of the West Jordan Chamber of Commerce. LePore has served as manager of Utah Central Credit Union's West Jordan branch for the past 11 years and has worked at the company for 26 years. She will serve as chairwoman through 2010. She was first elected to the chamber's board of directors in 2006.

Thomas Wright has been named president and principal broker at Summit Sotheby's International Realty, overseeing the company's Utah offices, and Bruce Shannon has been named managing broker of the company's Heber office. Wright served as managing broker for the Salt Lake City office. Previously, he was with another real estate firm in Utah. Shannon founded Summit Sotheby's International Realty and has more than 25 years of real estate experience.

Andrew K. Jackson has been named executive director of the Mountainland Association of Governments. He replaces Darrell Cook, who is retiring after 37 years at Mountainland. Jackson will be interim director until a new executive council is seated in 2010 and can ratify his selection as executive director. Jackson has worked for Mountainland for 13 years and is currently planning director. He has more than 20 years of experience in government. His education includes degrees from Brigham Young University. Kamas Mayor Lewis P. Marchant was selected as the council's new chairman.

Mary DeJulis has been appointed manager of the Salt Lake City branch of Utah Central Credit Union. DeJulis has worked at Utah Central for three years as the call center supervisor. Prior to joining the company, she was a victim advocate for a county attorney's office in Phoenix for six years, assisting victims of domestic violence and identity theft. Her education includes a degree from the University of Utah.

Spring Bengtzen has been named principal broker of Wolf Creek Resort Properties, the real estate entity of Wolf Creek Utah. Her duties will include managing the day-to-day operations of the brokerage, directing the sales team, listing and selling real estate and supporting the strategic development of the resort. She has been selling real estate for six years. She started as an assistant sales agent at Wolf Creek and quickly rose to sales agent. Most recently, she was an associate broker with another firm.

Robert M. Bowen has joined Brighton Bank as executive vice president and chief lending officer. He will be based in the bank's Cottonwood branch. Bowen has more than 30 years of experience in local commercial, industrial and real estate lending. His education includes degrees from Brigham Young University.

The Utah Association of Realtors has installed its 2010 officers: Lerron Little, president; Kenny Parcell, president-elect; Lori Chapman, vice president; and Cal Musselman, treasurer. Each will serve a one-year term on the association's executive committee. Little is a Realtor and broker/owner of Capstone Real Estate in Provo. He has sold real estate for 15 years and specializes in selling new construction, single-family homes, townhomes and condominiums. His education includes a degree from Brigham Young University. Parcell is a sales agent with RE/MAX Results in Spanish Fork. He has been a Realtor for 13 years and specializes in residential real estate. Chapman is an associate broker with Coldwell Banker Premier in St. George. Chapman has been a Realtor for more than 28 years. She specializes in second homes, resort real estate and new construction. Musselman is a sales agent with Century 21 Golden Spike in Sunset. A licensed sales agent for more than 10 years, Musselman specializes in residential real estate. His education includes an associate degree from Dixie State College.

Amanda Sanchez has joined Richter7 as public relations account coordinator. Initially joining Richter7 as a public relations intern, Sanchez has experience in media and community relations, event coordination and the concept and development of many grassroots and "guerilla" public relations campaigns. Her education includes a degree from the University of Utah.

Alyson Willerton recently was installed as the 2009-10 president of Executive Women International's Salt Lake City chapter. Willerton is sales manager for the Ogden Eccles Conference Center.

Jennifer Schreiter has joined the American Advertising Federation-Utah Chapter as executive director. Before joining the advertising federation, Schreiter was the chapter administrator for the Salt Lake City chapter of a national association from 2003 to 2009 and event coordinator/consultant with a local housing coalition from 2002 to 2006. Schreiter, who has several years of nonprofit industry experience, will replace Shelly Storey, who left when she merged her ad agency, The Storey Agency, with the Orton Group.

Richard Jackson and Ginger Utley have joined the Salt Lake City office of Holland & Hart LLP as associates in the Litigation Department. Jackson will focus his practice on intellectual property and patent litigation. He previously worked at a firm in Los Angeles. Utley will work with the firm's Commercial Litigation group. She previously was with a pair of other law firms. Her education includes degrees from the University of Utah and Utah State University.

Larry Banks has been appointed vice president of academic affairs and provost for Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. The previous vice president of academic affairs, Stan Hartgraves, has retired. Banks has experience in teaching, platform development and online course development.