40 under 40: Ryan Poelman

Nudge, Lindon AGE: 39 BORN: Provo TITLE: Founder Ryan Poelman has always been on the move — whether as a 17-year-old gumball machine-painting entrepreneur or as the present-day founder of Nudge, a real estate services company that has been a regular of the Inc. 500. Speaking of Nudge, it is the only winner of our […]

4 chief financial officers count out their best data

Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ Magazine: What is the role of a CFO? Corey Lindley, doTERRA: Every company has a CFO, whether they call it that or not, because every company is in business. Every company needs to keep their records straight or they won’t be in business very long. Chris Badger, NOW CFO: Somebody has to […]

UV50: 10 Economic Engines 2015

At a glance With robust revenues and employees by the hundreds and thousands, these 10 companies are dominating their fields and anchoring Utah Valley’s economy. Get a breakdown of the category below, and then dive into BusinessQ’s ranking of these 10 stalwarts. NO. 1 Vivint Founded 1999 City Provo Employees 8,000 Industry Technology/home automation/security Website vivint.com Founder Todd Pedersen, 46 The Company A provider of smart […]

The Q Awards: BusinessQ presents Utah Valley’s top movers and makers of 2014

Our first order of business here at BusinessQ is to ask the Qs. And as we gather the As — story by story, issue by issue — we begin to see trends. Winning trends. And once we’ve identified top-tier trends, faces, ideas, headlines and marketing strategies, our journalistic integrity calls for us to call them […]

Sold on sales: 6 local sales stars talk pitch perfection

Bennett, BusinessQ: Let’s start by describing the sales environment in Utah Valley. Byron Belka, Rain International: Now that Rain is focusing on North America, this is our biggest market in the U.S. It comes down to the entrepreneurship and connections people have with the world here in Utah County. It’s easy to expand from here […]

Top 10 Revenue Companies

The money mavens — 10 companies Utah Valley banks on. NO. 1 NU SKIN 2013 Revenue $3,177,000,000 Founded 1984 City Provo Employees 1,500 Industry Personal care/nutrition Website www.nuskin.com CFO Ritch Wood, 48 Past UV50 Top Revenue Rankings 2009-2013: #1 The Company A direct sales company that operates in 53 markets and distributes more than 200 […]

UV50: Top 30 Fastest-Growing Companies

The fast and the curious — 30 local companies that have innovation on speed dial. 1. eLEARNING BROTHERS Three-Year Growth 442% 2013 Revenue $2,499,344 Founded 2009 City American Fork Employees 30 (plus 20 contractors) Industry eLearning Website www.elearningbrothers.com, www.elearningtemplates.com Founders Andrew Scivally, 37; Shawn Ski Scivally, 35 The Company The iStockPhoto of eLearning, it has […]