Women in Business: Fieldstone Homes

12896 Pony Express Rd #400, Draper | 801.233.8300 | fieldstonehomes.com    Headquartered in Draper, FieldStone Homes builds homes up and down the Wasatch Front for its clients, but the homebuilder itself has also become home for its more than 70 employees.   Although most of those toiling on the construction sites are men, both men […]

Women in Business: Courtney Anderson, Spa Trouvé

Courtney Anderson has always been fiercely independent and a passionate entrepreneur. Even at 4 years old, she recognized her passion for the beauty industry as she assured her mom that she would be “Miss. America, of course!” With that passion, Courtney became Miss Alpine, an accomplished pianist, a graduate of BYU, wife to Nicholas Anderson, […]

Women in Business: The A-Team at Gatehouse No. 1

While the team at Gatehouse includes its fair share of men and muscle, you are likely to run into one of the many amazing women when you walk into Gatehouse No. 1’s 10,000-square-foot showroom in Orem. “I work with the best of the best. Nothing makes me feel better than knowing each and every one […]

Women in Business: Emily Wright, dōTERRA

Humble Beginnings    Over two decades ago, Emily Wright came into the essential oil business without really knowing what essential oils were.    “I was actually a little embarrassed that I ended up working for a network marketing company, and on top of that, a company that sold ‘voodoo’ oils,” she explains.    Over time, […]

Women in Business: Jeanette Bennett & Briana Stewart

Bennett Communications 424 W 800 N, #201 Orem (801) 802-0200 utahvalley360.com       Sixteen years ago, the first issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ rolled off the press and into the valley’s offices, with Alan Ashton on the inaugural cover. The new title was designed as a sister publication to Utah Valley Magazine, which was launched […]

Women in Business: Rachelle Ferrin & JaNae Harrison

McGee’s Stamp & Trophy 290 E State Rd, American Fork | (801) 980-7999 1544 S State St, Orem | (801) 226-7890 7095 S State St, Midvale | (801) 566-4567 mcgeestampandtrophy.com Jesse McGee started McGee’s Stamp & Trophy in 1966 and has been evolving the business ever since. For the past four decades, he’s done so […]

Women in Business: Mary Crafts Price

Culinary Crafts 573 W State St, #A Pleasant Grove (801) 225-6575 culinarycrafts.com Culinary Crafts has been a staple of the culinary and business scene in Utah Valley for more than three decades. The face of the company has long been Mary Crafts, who built the company from its early days as she pulled a wagon […]

Women in Business

Nearly 100 years ago, women nationwide were granted the right to vote. Now in 2019, women are winning the local economy in a landslide. Meet 6 of Utah’s female business leaders who are casting ballots of leadership and innovation.     

Women, entrepreneurs part of growing wealth pie in Provo

Startup Building, Braid workshops, Girls Summit, Women Who Build, and collaboration with BYU, UVU and others — these are all part of Provo City’s efforts to be part of wealth creation in the community. Workforce development and job creation are important pieces of the economic development pie. So it’s important for the city to play […]

Decades: Women act their age

Walk through a woman’s lifetime from her 20s to her 80s. Spoiler alert! Each of these local girlie girls think they’re living in the best stage of life.

4 Utah Valley companies promoting + supporting women in the workplace

She works hard for the money. (So hard for the money.) To be frank, the stats regarding women in the Utah workplace are less than fun. At the Women Tech Council’s Talent Innovation Summit, Cydni Tetro, co-founder and executive director of WTC, outlined the tough trends. Compared to similarly employed men, women earn 70 cents […]

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

Cheryl Lant is a self-taught entrepreneur. And she is one talented teacher.    Thirty-three years ago, she opened her first Learning Dynamics Preschool in Orem. Today? There are five Learning Dynamics locations — four in Utah, one in Arizona — and their phonics-based reading program is being marketed to schools across the West, with more […]

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

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 woman. 1. Open table.  “I love that the business world is recognizing that having women at the […]

Utah Valley Magazine editor answers 5 questions in SheBizUtah video

Utah Valley Magazine Editor-in-Chief Jeanette Bennett answered five questions in the most recent SheBizUtah video. SheBizUtah, founded by Provo’s Sherrie Hall Everett, encourages women in business to use video to promote their businesses. In the video, interviewees are asked five questions, which they draw out of a jar. Utah Valley Magazine was the first publication […]

5 things you didn’t know about being a woman in tech

Written By Sara Jones, president of IFINIDI in Salt Lake and co-founder of the Women Tech Council 1. I use the words “what if” a lot. We all go through life wishing things could be done differently. Technology has the power to change the way we live and work. I helped launch video and e-book products […]

EDGEhomes: Marketing trio helps customers see clearly

Sponsored Story Usually when you think “construction,” you think of burly men hauling building materials and operating heavy-duty machinery. You don’t usually think of women like Kellie Little, Megan Van Oostendorp and Teresa Warner. These three women, along with Dylan Bitton, run the marketing scene at EDGEhomes, the fastest-growing and second-largest homebuilder in Utah. While […]

Atta Girl: 5 reasons women are drawn to direct sales

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah County has the highest concentration of direct sales companies in the nation, […]

Oh, yes she did: 5 influential women in Utah Valley’s direct sales world

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah County has the highest concentration of direct sales companies in the nation, […]

Women at work: A Nu Woman

This is one out of five stories in the Utah Valley BusinessQ series “Women at Work.” Kara Schneck is in the middle of one beautiful career. As corporate communications director for Provo-based Nu Skin, Schneck has traveled around the world as a spokesperson of the $3.17-billion direct sales company. “This year I celebrated 20 years […]

Women at work: Hail to the Chief

This is one out of five stories in the Utah Valley BusinessQ series “Women at Work.” A week before our interview, Carine Clark had a career-changer. Her South Jordan-based Allegiance merged with St. Louis-based Maritz Research, catapulting Clark from the CEO of 100 employees to the CEO of 900. Overnight. It was so not just […]

On patrol: One of Utah County’s few female police officers

There’s never a typical workday in law enforcement: one day it’s a headline-worthy trauma and the next it’s a noisy neighborhood dog. Between the extremes, Karalee Tracy comes to work ready to face the day fearlessly as one of two women with the Orem City Police. Karalee was born and raised in Delta, where her […]

Creative app-titude: Rhonna Designs

If you haven’t heard of the app Rhonna Designs, ask your wife, friend, or daughter — someone you know has it on her phone. And she’s no doubt using it to put your Instagram photos to shame. Rhonna Designs — started by Orem mother-of-three Rhonna Farrer — is a photo design and editing app launched […]

On the ball: Renee Tribe’s got game on the Utah County lacrosse scene

The world of sports is often portrayed as fiercely competitive and male-dominated. But when it comes to the Greater Utah Lacrosse League (GULL), a woman is leading the fierce competition. Renee Tribe, co-founder and co-owner of GULL with Marty Wescott, has always been comfortable around guys and sports, but it wasn’t until her son started […]

In good hands: The sole female general surgeon in Utah County

Dr. Jennifer Tittensor is writing the prescription for women in medicine as the only female general surgeon in Utah County In hollywood productions, surgeons are often stereotyped as egotistical, arrogant know-it-alls. But if you walk a mile in surgeon Jennifer Tittensor’s shoes, you’d quickly learn it’s less about being the hot shot of the hospital […]

What Women Want

Women want many things — like a happy family, an education, a career, fitness, fashion and fun — just to name a few. We assembled a team of local wonder women, including moms with mom-entum, sisters who serve, ladies who launch and more for some girl talk about what it takes to want for nothing. […]