ULI Utah: Trends Conference
October 27, 2021
Venue:The Grand America
555 S Main ST
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-4100
Senator Jacob Anderegg is a Utah State Sentor representing District 13 in Salt Lake and
Utah counties. Senator Anderegg serves on a number of Legislative committees including
the Senate Transportation, Public Utilities, Energy and Technology Committee, Transportation
Interim Committee and the International Relations and Trade Committee. Professionally, Jacob serves as
the Vice Preside
Organization: Hamilton Partners
George Arnold is a partner at Hamilton Partners. He joined the industrial division in 1991 after receiving a Master of Management Degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Prior to Kellogg, Mr. Arnold spent five years as a commercial loan officer at Cambridge Trust Company in Cambridge, Massachusetts and four years as a semi-pro hockey player in Sun Va
Organization: Property Reserve, Inc.
Matt Baldwin is Director of Real Estate Development for City Creek Reserve, Inc. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Suburban Land Reserve, Inc. (SLR). He was raised and spent most of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he met his wife, Val, and was founder and CEO of an construction company for more than 20 years that focused on tech manufacturers and suppliers and industrial flex buildi
Organization: In-Position Technologies
Ammon Black is a Technical Sales Engineer working with In-Position Technologies. He graduated from USU with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and loves playing with robots, solving challenging automation problems and a good dad joke. After working in the excavation industry he is happy to be in the automation space. As well as being an engineer, he is also a professional auctioneer.
Organization: Salt Lake County Regional Planning and Transportation
Dina Blaes is the Director of Regional Development at Salt Lake County, responsible for leading the County's efforts in Planning, Transportation, Housing, Community Development, Sustainability and Economic Development. She came to Regional Development after serving as Associate Deputy Mayor of Finance and Administration under Salt Lake County’s CFO.
Prior to joining the County, Dina spent more t
Organization: Smith Hartvigsen PLLC
Nathan joined Smith Hartvigsen as of
counsel in 2015. Previously, he served as the assistant director and
general counsel for the Western States Water Council, where he represented state engineers and water
quality administrators from Utah and seventeen other western states. He has experienc
e in water rights,
water quality, energy, public policy, and government relations. A trained mediator
Organization: D.A. Davidson & Co.
Brennen Brown is a public finance banker in D.A. Davidson’s Special District Group. He joined the firm in early 2020 to lead the firm’s public finance banking efforts in Utah. Previously, he spent over 10 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) where he was a senior research analyst for a fixed income team that managed over $120 billion of AUM in tax-free investments. Brennen has extensive
Kelvyn H. Cullimore Jr. was named President and CEO of BioUtah, the state trade association for life science companies in Utah, in October 2018. In that capacity, he also serves on the board of the World Trade Center Utah and on the advisory board of the Center for Medical Innovation at the University of Utah.
From 1992 to 2018 Mr. Cullimore was the President & CEO of Dynatronics Corporation,
In October of 2018, Mitch Dansie became the general manager of Desert Color--a 3,400 acre master planned community located on SITLA land east of I-15 and Southern Parkway.
Mitch was born and raised in Herriman Utah and he and his wife, Amy, have been raising their four children in South Jordan Utah. They are excited to relocate to beautiful St. George and get involved with the community in a
Organization: Barr Engineering
Jeff has more than 25 years of experience with environmental engineering, stormwater management,
groundwater and GIS modeling, and software and model development. He is a certified groundwater
professional and serves on the National
Ground Water Association’s per
and polyfluoroalkyl substances
(PFAS) advisory group.
Jeff has developed and used numerous groundwater models for the mining i
Ms. Flores joined Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) in January 2021 as the deputy director for the organization. She leads UAMMI’s implementation of the Utah Defense Manufacturing Community (UDMC) program serving as key personnel for the project. She assists manufactures and advanced materials companies across the State of Utah in identifying risks and threats in the su
Organization: Utah Inland Port Authority
Jill Flygare serves as the Chief Operating Officer at Utah Inland Port Authority, overseeing office and financial operations, contract development and negotiations, and the development of data sets and reporting. Additionally, Flygare works to establish policy and procedures and serves as UIPA’s legislative liaison.
Prior to joining UIPA in 2019, she worked as managing director of internal oper
Organization: Weber County Prosperity Center of Excellence
Melissa Freigang is the Founding Director of the Weber County Prosperity Center of Excellence.
She was the former Vice President of Social Innovation and Workforce Initiatives for the Business
Development subsidiary of Logistic
Specialties, Inc. (LSI), where she leads specialized social impact,
intergenerational poverty strategy and workforce development programs by aligning industry,
Jeff is the Managing Partner of Vesta Realty Partners where he is responsible for the overall strategy, investment activity and management of the firm. Prior to founding Vesta in 2020, Jeff was a Senior Vice President, Head of Acquisitions and Investment Committee member for Silverstein Properties, an owner/developer headquartered in New York City with holdings exceeding 20 million sq
Organization: PEG Development
Long before PEG partners ever hear about an investment opportunity, Soren Halladay and his team have dissected it down to the detail. Using rigorous evaluation techniques, the Chief Investment Officer is known for his exceptional ability to minimize risk while formulating creative investment strategies. As the lead on all deal underwritings and Head of the Investment Committee, Soren leverages th
Organization: Utah Inland Port Authority
Jack Hedge is the Executive Director of Utah Inland Port Authority. He assumed these responsibilities in
June of 2019 to develop and build the nation’s leading sustainable intermodal logistics hub that will help
prepare for, support, and manage Utah’s
continuing economic growth. His experience expanding
economic opportunity and international trade while mitigating the impacts to air quality,
Organization: Urban Land Institute
Sonia Huntley is an association industry veteran with nearly 30 years membership engagement, marketing, fundraising and customer service experience. Most recently she served as the Urban Land Institute’s Vice President for Global Customer Service where she was responsible for the deployment of global support across ULI’s three regions. In this role she led a high performing team who consistently
Mr. King is an architect, planner and parametric/computational designer with two decades of
experience in designing cities. He draws from a background of architecture, spatial analysis,
algorithmic design and optimization, active transportation and
sustainable land use. The ability
to use complex datasets to make informed decisions across IBI’s sectors is central to his work in
Organization: Linneman Associates
For over 40 years, Dr. Peter Linneman's unique blend of scholarly rigor and practical business insight has won him accolades from around the world, including PREA's prestigious Graaskamp Award for Real Estate Research, Wharton's Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center's Lifetime Achievement Award, Realty Stock Magazine's Special Achievement Award, being named "One of the 25 Most Influential People in Real
Alex brings a significant amount of real estate experience to Lowe Property Group (LPG) and oversees all of LPG’s investments, including the management of investments in multifamily properties and other strategic assets throughout the United States. Prior to joining LPG, Alex was the President and Chief Investment Officer of JRK Investors.
JRK is a real estate private equity group focused on t