Member Spotlight

Barbara Bruno

As Herman Miller’s Market Manager for Utah and Southern Nevada, Barbara Bruno serves as a resource to the architectural and design community as well as commercial customers. Barbara joined Herman Miller in January of 1998. Prior to that time, she worked for Northwest Pipeline Corporation, DuPont, and Milliken Carpets. She has a B.S. in Business Administration and Economics from Westminster College and an MBA from the David Eccles School of Business at the University of…

Wendy Buckner

Wendy Buckner joined Mountain America’s small business lending team in April, 2018. She brings over 25 years of banking knowledge acquired working as a Branch Manager, Commercial Lender, SBA Business Resource Officer, and SBA Loan Closing Supervisor at Zions Bank and US Bank. Wendy has served as an SBA Business Consultant teaching educational workshops for business owners, has provided seminars at local universities, and has had the opportunity to offer many presentations on SBA lending…

Denise Dragoo

At Snell & Wilmer, Denise Dragoo focuses her practice in natural resources and environmental law, including coal, water, mining, public land and issues affecting the oil and gas industry, mine safety and health law. She practices before the Board of Oil, Gas and Mining, the Utah State Engineer, the United States Department of the Interior, Board of Land Appeals and state and federal courts. Prior to Snell & Wilmer, Dragoo served as Special Assistant Utah…

Melissa Jensen

Melissa Jensen has worked in the community development field for over 10 years. She developed a passion for helping her community at a very young age and pursued a Masters Degree in Social Work in order to learn how become a catalyst for change in her career. She brings a wide range of work experience ranging from the nonprofit and private sector and currently works in the public sector as the Director of Housing &…

Mike Falk

Mike Falk is the CEO, President and Founding Partner of Newmark Grubb ACRES, Utah’s leading commercial real estate firm. Through Mike’s vision and leadership, the 1998 start-up has grown to be renowned as a best-in-class global, regional and local commercial real estate provider. His innovative approach to both his team and his clients has propelled the company to grow its platform exponentially, both organically and through key strategic acquisitions and partnerships. Today, with three offices…