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Course #16625 - Utah Builders Conference

Course Expiration: September 3, 2022
Course Type: Contractor
Core Credit Hours: 3.0
Professional Credit Hours: 3.0
HVAC Specific: No
Energy Specific: No
Course Type: Electrician
Professional Credit Hours: 6.0
HVAC Specific: No
Energy Specific: No
NFPA-70E Specific: No
Course Type: Plumber
Professional Credit Hours: 6.0
Course Name:Utah Builders Conference
Course Outline & Objectives:The Utah Builders Conference offers a unique opportunity to meet the required 6 hours of continuing education, with a variety of topics, not offered in any other setting. Learn more about marketing in a Virtual World of Sales & Marketing, Job site safety, making sure your contracts are more than the bare minimum, Framing with plywood and OSB, Strategic Planning-A Key to Our New World, Accounting Practices and enhanced tax strategies, and a presentation by our community leaders on how they are adapting and addressing regulation to meet the needs of local residents.
Course Schedule Oct. 08, 2021 Dixie Technical College
Calendar Events
Date: 10/08/2021 Location: Washington
Keywords: Safety, code, accounting, tax, planning
Location(s): Washington
Teaching Method: Live
Company Name: Home Builders Association of Utah
Phone: 801-352-8266
Address: 38 W 13775 S
City: Draper
State: UT
Postal Code: 84020
Email Address:
The Course Provider is: a professional association or organization involved in the construction trades
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Instructor First Name: Kris
Instructor Last Name: Braunberger
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Instructor Resume: Kris Braunberger graduated from the University of Utah, previously worked for KPMG Peat Marwick, and has worked for HintonBurdick CPAs & Advisors for the past 27 years. His area of focus is business taxation, construction, and real estate development. He routinely lectures for Southern Utah Home Builders Association, Dixie State University, and the Utah Home Builders Association teaching accounting, business startup, payroll and tax law. He is currently serving as his firm?s Tax Committee Chairman.
Instructor First Name: Morris
Instructor Last Name: Peacock
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Instructor Resume: Morris J. Peacock, graduated Magna Cum Laude receiving Bachelor of Arts and Master of Accountancy degrees from Southern Utah University. His academic achievements placed him on the Dean's List and earned membership in Phi Theta Kappa. Mr. Peacock has had extensive experience in the following areas: Audited Financial Statements, Compliance Audits (Single Audits), Compiled and Reviewed Financial Statements, Personal Financial Statements, Forecasted/Projected Financial Statements, Computer System Design, Installation and Training, and Corporate, Partnership and Individual Tax Returns.
Instructor First Name: Jon
Instructor Last Name: Pike
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Instructor Resume: Jon Pike was raised in Salt Lake City and received a bachelor?s degree in finance from the University of Utah and an MBA from Westminster College. Jon has worked in several positions with Intermountain Healthcare since 1990 ? and since 1995 here in St. George. One of the highlights of Jon?s career has been working as project manager for the planning and construction of Dixie Regional Medical Center at River Road, which opened in 2003. He currently works as the regional operations director for SelectHealth ? the health insurance division of Intermountain Healthcare. In 2007 Jon was elected to the St. George City Council and in 2013 he was elected as Mayor of St. George. He serves on the boards of Dixie State University, Dixie Applied Technology College, Washington County Water Conservancy District, St. George Area Economic Development, Utah League of Cities and Towns, and several other city and county-related boards. Jon loves singing, playing the piano, organ, and guitar, as well as water and snow skiing, motorcycling, and walking or biking on St. George?s many trails. Jon and his wife Kristy have five children and one grandchild.
Instructor First Name: Chris
Instructor Last Name: Hart
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Instructor Resume: Chris Hart is a native Utahn growing up in Logan and eventually attending high school and the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. After marrying his wife Sandy in 1972 his family moved to Ammon, Idaho on the outskirts of Idaho Falls where they lived for the next twenty-five years. There he launched Signature Enterprises Inc., a successful land development and home building business that operated across much of Eastern Idaho. Chris was active in the Bonneville County Home Builders Association and served as its President for a year. He and Sandy most importantly raised their four sons Brandon, David, Shawn and Jordan there. Growing weary of the long winters Chris and his siblings created a land development company in the St. George area after acquiring prime development property in Ivins City near Tuacahn. Chris became active in city government and in the Southern Utah Home Builders Association eventually becoming President of the Utah State Home Builders Association. After serving on various development ordinance review committees Chris was eventually appointed to the Ivins City Planning Commission and from there to the Ivins City Council. He was elected Ivins City Mayor in 2009 and has served in that capacity since. Ivins City has undergone remarkable changes during his administration including the Southern Utah Veterans Home, Sentierre, a five-star world class resort being built next to Tuacahn, And Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine Southern Utah Campus all choosing to locate there. His service as Ivins City Mayor has been one of the highlights of his life experience. In addition to his lovely wife Sandy and their four sons, four beautiful daughters-in-law have been added to his family along with sixteen going on seventeen wonderful grandchildren.
Instructor First Name: J. Bradley
Instructor Last Name: Simons
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Instructor Resume: Brad began his career in the home building industry working with his father while in high school. Brad expanded his experience as division president of a regional a home building company, CFO of a worker?s compensation carrier and as president of a local custom-building company. Brad worked for seven (7) years as CFO of Magleby Construction and continues at Magleby as Vice President working on new affiliated companies. Strategic Planning is an integral feature in Magleby?s success including multi-state and international expansions. Brad earned his BA from the University of Utah, his MBA from Westminster College and is currently enrolled in a Doctoral of Business Administration program. Brad is past president of the Utah Valley Home Builder?s Association and serves as a member of the National Association of Home Builders Board of Directors. Currently Brad serves NAHB as Area 13 National Area Chairman (NAC). Brad was the 2014 president of Utah County Habitat for Humanity and was awarded the Silver Beaver for his work with the Boy Scouts of America. Brad has been a licensed real estate broker for 40 years. Brad is married to Shawn; they have four kids and a grandson.
Instructor First Name: Robert
Instructor Last Name: Jensen
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Instructor Resume: Robert Jensen was raised in Southern Utah, worked in his family?s construction business, and put himself through undergraduate and law school pouring concrete. He has developed a reputable construction, business, and real estate law practice, customizing contracts, negotiating transactions and successfully prosecuting contracts, liens, bonds and other claims. Robert lectures regularly and works with businesses from formation through complex transactions and litigation. Robert has been recognized several times as one of ?Utah?s Legal Elite,? in the areas of Construction, Contracts, and Real Estate.
Instructor First Name: Erik
Instructor Last Name: Sorenson
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Instructor Resume: Erik Sorenson has been in the marketing & automation business for over 18 years. Before selling in 2016, he generated over $65 million dollars in his advertising agency handling many Fortune 500 and 1000 companies like Walt Disney, TDS Telecom, The FBI, the US Air Force, Kia Motors, MaxxSouth Broadband, USA Communications, Gold?s Gym, and JF Capital to name a few. Erik recently acquired a print & fulfillment center as well as a marketing automation company to add to his portfolio of available services to clients. He has 10 blended children, and is a marathon runner, Ironman triathlete, and instrument-rated pilot. Erik is also heavily involved in OUR Rescue, a foundation whose goal is to eliminate human trafficking inside and outside of the United States.
Instructor First Name: Dave
Instructor Last Name: Hunter
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Instructor Resume: David W Hunter earned his bachelor degree in business administration from Southern Utah University and his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law. After practicing in San Diego, David decided it was time to come home to Southern Utah. His practice areas include commercial litigation and estate planning. His commercial litigation practice includes, construction defect defense, construction law, mechanic?s liens, contract litigation, collections law, civil litigation, general real estate, real estate development, real estate disputes, real estate transactions, real estate foreclosures, banking, arbitrations and mediations. His estate planning practice includes asset protection, and helping clients design and implement wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts (insurance trusts (ILITs), intentionally defective grantor trusts (IDGTs), charitable remainder and lead trusts (CRTs and CLTs), powers of attorney, health care directives, and other estate planning documents. Mr. Hunter also assists clients with trust and estate administration and probate. He is member of the State Bar of Utah, Nevada and Arizona and is licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Utah, Nevada and Arizona.
Instructor First Name: Nathan
Instructor Last Name: Fisher
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Instructor Resume: Nathan K. Fisher has been practicing law in Southern Utah since 1997. He concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury, construction law, commercial real estate and real estate development. Nathan received a bachelor degree in business management from Brigham Young University. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School, where he graduated Cum Laude in the top twenty percent of his class. He began his legal career with a small litigation firm in Provo, Utah, where he developed a civil litigation practice. Nathan is admitted to the United States District Court, District of Utah and District of Nevada. He is currently a Judge Pro Tempore in the Fifth Judicial District, Small Claims Court in St. George, Utah. Nathan has also acted as a mediator and arbitrator in several matters. Mr. Fisher is a member of the Utah State Bar, the Southern Utah Bar Association and the State Bar of Nevada. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Southern Utah Home Builders Association where he presents seminars that include Utah and Nevada mechanics lien laws, and collecting unpaid services.
Instructor First Name: Rick
Instructor Last Name: Rosenberg
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Instructor Resume: Rick and his wife Terri moved to Santa Clara in 1989 and raised their four children in their Lava Flow Drive neighborhood. He graduated from Utah State University in 1984 with a BS degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering and is the founder of Rosenberg Associates, a full-service civil engineering and land surveying firm headquartered in St. George. Rick has been actively involved in public service for over 25 years in Santa Clara, currently serving his fourteenth year as Mayor, following five years on the City Council and six years as a Planning Commissioner. He has been recognized for his service and achievements in civil engineering and public works project design throughout Washington County. Rick understands the value and costs associated with providing critical services and infrastructure for residents within the community. His leadership was critical during the community?s recovery following the federally declared Santa Clara River floods in 2005, 2010 and again in 2012 following the Laub Pond Detention Basin failure and flood. A native son of pioneer stock from Southern Utah, he is a strong supporter of the community?s heritage and the annual Swiss Days celebration. Rick and Terri remain heavily involved in community service and are especially proud to call Santa Clara home. He is also an avid fly fisherman and enjoys trips to Alaska, Lake Powell and other destinations with his family and friends whenever time permits.
Instructor First Name: Greg
Instructor Last Name: Bates
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Instructor Resume: Greg Bates is a Field Marketing Manager for Norbord where he promotes engineered wood panels in the Southwest region throughout the distribution channel. For the nine years prior to joining Norbord, he was with APA where he worked with builders, framers, designers and code officials for the practical implementation of framing products and building codes in the ?eld. He has been a speaker at the International Builders Show on the topics of building codes, moisture intrusion, and framing practices.
Instructor First Name: Steve
Instructor Last Name: Carwell
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Instructor Resume: Steve Carwell, BSEE, founded Jadestone Consulting after spending over 20 years in various executive positions in the medical devices, industrial products and sporting goods industries. He has a proven track record as Chief Financial Officer, International Business Manager, Director of Sales & Marketing, Director of Market Development, and Operations Management with experience in Quality Control, Process Engineering, Project Management, ISO Regulatory Compliance, OSHA & FDA Compliance, Domestic and International Sales, Lean Organization Implementation, Human Resources and Customer Satisfaction. Steve is currently the Manufacturing Operations Director at Dixie Applied Technology College. In his capacity as President of Jadestone Consulting, Mr. Carwell works with client companies located throughout the United States. He provides general business and management consulting, executive coaching, sales training, customer satisfaction assessment as well as management and leadership training services.

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