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Storybook School: For 33 years, Cheryl Lant has taught preschoolers to read and to lead

In the middle of her Learning Dynamics journey, Cheryl Lant took an educational detour. In 2000, she was called to the General Primary Board for the LDS Church. And from 2005 to 2010, she was the Primary General President. Amidst all of her [...]

The Best Not Say That Again: 13 phrases that need to take an early retirement

(Illustration by Aaron Taylor) Let’s talk. In the women’s issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ, the ladies weigh in on what it’s like to be a woman in business in 2016. Here are 13 ways our culture can still improve for working women. 1. “How [...]

Starr Player: Starr Fowler has traveled the world championing humans (and their resources)

Starr Fowler’s key to the perfect team? The right roles.“I’ve learned this lesson over and over again. When you have the right people in the right roles, the more effective your team will be,” she says. “When I [...]

Top 10 feature stories on UtahValley360 in 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we are glancing back one last time at 2016. Utah Valley saw a lot of growth in 2016, including the Provo City Center Temple in downtown Provo, which is No. 10 on our list. We had tear jerker stories and stories that [...]

A year in review: 2016 Utah Valley BusinessQ covers

Utah Valley BusinessQ’s quarterly magazine queues you in to all of the ins-and-outs of Utah Valley businesses. In 2016, our “40 under 40” segment returned and we continued with our annual UV50 awards. Here’s what we [...]

Ready, set, goal!: 6 companies share their resolutions for 2017

If you need some ideas on New Year’s resolutions for your company, these six companies have a few ideas they are willing to share. Here are six Utah Valley companies that set the goal to the 2017. What will yours be? Berkshire Hathaway, [...]

Happy New Goals: Your company needs resolutions, too

(Stock Photo) 2016 … am I right? If your company is feeling that end-of-year lag, then look ahead to 2017. It’s the wondrous future! And it’s bursting with fresh ideas and beautiful promise. Kory Kogan, a global productivity practice leader [...]

The Good: 10 reasons it’s never been better to be a working woman

(Illustration by Aaron Taylor) Let’s talk. In the women’s issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ, the ladies weigh in on what it’s like to be a woman in business in 2016. Here are 10 reasons it’s never been better to be a working [...]

Baby Got Bling: Female entrepreneurs defining ‘girl power’ with purpose, passion and power

Summer Harris (right), founded Baby Bling in 2005 with her mother. Since then her business partner Cyndi Lowry (left) and sister Millie DeGraff (center) have joined the team. “I wish more women entrepreneurs supported each other,” Summer [...]

Boss Ladies: Whisks and Rewards with BlenderBottle Co-founder Kim Sorensen

From a 12×12 home office to a 100,000-square-foot Lehi headquarters,BlenderBottle co-founder Kim Sorensen knows how to mix it up. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst/UVBizQ) Kim Sorensen is wired for entrepreneurship. Long before she co-created [...]

The Beehive Business Buzz: EDGE — The Service Company moved its headquarters to swim in Utah Valley’s rich talent pool

“Businesses come here and stay here because there’s a large skilled talent pool,” says Andrew Richardson, founder and CEO of EDGE — The Service Company. “A key to growing a business is having that personnel.” (Photo by Dave Blackhurst/Utah [...]

BusinessQ Roundtable: In the market

From left: Rushford Lee, REDKOR Brands; Eric Child, FiberFix and Spark Innovation; Jerry Hancock, Sub Zero Ice Cream; Randall Bateman, Snow Christensen & Martineau; Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ Magazine. (Photos by Dave Blackhurst/Utah Valley [...]

UV50 Startups to Watch: No. 5 Number 04

FANTASTIC FOURNumber 04’s four founders bring four different aesthetics to the table — and that’s all by grand design.FROM LEFT TO RIGHTDavis Ngarupe, JP Haynie and Chris Mann. (Not pictured: Cory Sistrunk) (Photo by Dave Blackhurst/UV [...]

UV50 Economic Engines: No. 1 doTERRA

A PLEASANT HOMEdoTERRA founder David Stirling loves looking out his office window and seeing Pleasant Grove. “This city has been so good to us,” says Stirling, who was born and raised in PG. “Building my business here has been a full-circle [...]

UV50 Startup to Watch: No. 8 Fuze

FAMILY MATTERSThis brother and sister team is toying with greatness. Together, Kristy Sevy and Kyle Muir have led a crew that’s passionate about tech, kids, and tech for kids. They’re pictured here at The Startup Building in Provo. (Photo [...]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 16 Four Foods Group

LOVE IS SERVEDFour Foods Group was founded by Andrew and Shauna Smith. The couple has worked tirelessly to grow their restaurant development company — and they wouldn’t want to do it anywhere else. “We live in the food capital,” Andrew [...]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 4 BetterBody Foods

HEALTHY HABITSStephen Richards (left) and Steve Birt have been business partners since 2003. Since founding BetterBody Foods in 2007, the two have worked nonstop and grown the company to the healthiest of heights. They boil down their stellar [...]

Amara Day Spa, Salon & Boutique opens new location at Traverse Mountain

Amara Day Spa, Salon & Boutique hired 40 new workers for the opening of its Lehi location. (Photo courtesy Tyler Bennett) Amara Day Spa, Salon & Boutique opened its second store location in Utah County on Monday, Sept. 19. “We [...]

UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 1 Younique

RULEBREAKERS + RECORD-MAKERSWhen Derek Maxfield and Melanie Huscroft were growing up as siblings in a family with seven children, Huscroft was known as the one who made the rules on game night. “There was no need to consult the back of the [...]


The 2016 UV50 makes us #HASHTAG happy. #GOALS #YASSSS #WORKIT #BLESSED #SLAYALLDAY And since we #CANTSTOPWONTSTOP, flip the page and flip out over 50 Utah Valley companies #CRUSHINGIT. What’s more, we’re giving local legend Fraser Bullock [...]