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Merit Medical Systems

Founded merit logo in 1987, Merit Medical Systems, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy. Merit serves client hospitals worldwide with a domestic and international sales force totaling approximately 200 individuals. Merit employs approximately 4,100 people worldwide with facilities in South Jordan, Utah; Pearland, Texas; Richmond, Virginia; Malvern, Pennsylvania; Rockland, Massachusetts; San Jose, California; Maastricht and Venlo, The Netherlands; Paris, France; Galway, Ireland; Beijing, China; Tijuana, Mexico; Joinville, Brazil; Markham, Ontario, Canada, and Melbourne, Australia. >>



Yoiung Electric Sign Company designs and builds custom signs, digital LED boards, gaming displays and outdoor billboards throughout the Western United States. YESCO has approximately 1,500 employees, 43 offices and operates four state-of-the-art manufacturing plants. Since 1920 the people of YESCO have set the standard for quality, innovation and customer service in the electric sign and lighting industry. >>


KUTVKUTV is the CBS-affiliated television station serving the greater Salt Lake City metro area with 1080i digital broadcasting available on channel 2. The 2News team is known throughout the state as “Utah's Source for Breaking News, Weather, and Sports.” Its website gives viewers tools to contribute to the news by sharing photos and posting community events, not to mention sections for home, health, and outdoors. >>

USANA Health Sciences

USANA Health Sciences develops and USANAmanufactures high-quality nutritionals, personal care, energy, and weight management products that are sold directly to preferred customers and associates. Most of their products are manufactured in the United States and sold in thirteen international markets. USANA employs approximately 1,000 employees worldwide, and has 176,000 associates and preferred customers in its worldwide distribution network. The company has sponsored and provided products to numerous athletic organizations. >>

Webb Audio Visual

Established WebbAvin 1955, Webb AV is a full service audio visual company offering technical and production services, as well as design and installation. Webb AV has planned and supported tens of thousands of events over 50-plus years, from providing sound, video, and lighting for some of the biggest names in entertainment, business, and politics, to producing international multi-day product launches and conventions. Clients appreciate how Webb works with them instead of merely for them. >>

Gilbert & Stewart CPAs

Gilbert and StewartGilbert & Stewart is a certified public accounting firm established in 1974. With headquarters in Provo, Utah, Gilbert & Stewart has set itself apart from other CPA firms in the region by providing a full range of audit, tax, financial, accounting, and information management services. With a proven track record, Gilbert & Stewart can meet all of your financial management needs. >>

Zions Bank

VisionZions Bank is Utah’s oldest financial institution and is the only local bank with a statewide distribution of branches. In addition to offering a wide range of traditional banking services, Zions Bank is also a leader in small business lending and has ranked as the No. 1 lender of U.S. Small Business Administration 7(a) loans in Utah for the past 18 consecutive years. Founded in 1873, Zions Bank has been serving the communities of Utah for more than 135 years. >>

Legend Solar

SLCCLegend Solar was started by Shane Perkins and Shaun Alldredge with the focus of giving people the opportunity to own their own power source. Founded in 2011, Legend Solar has successfully grown its operations to meet the new demand, becoming one of the premier solar providers in the west, operating in Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Arizona, Washington and Oregon. >>

South Davis Community Hospital

SLCCSin​ce opening in 1977 with a focus on specialty care, the staff at SDCH has grown from 45 employees to 600. Today, our expertise in specialty care extends beyond the walls of our Specialty Hospital. Our unique organization serves more than 2,000 individuals and their families each year at our centrally located healthcare campus in Bountiful, Utah. SDCH has been created by the many individuals who have dedicated their time and talents to passionately serve our nonprofit organization. >>

H&E Equipment Services

SLCCH&E Equipment Services, founded in 1961, is one of the largest integrated equipment companies in the nation that provides the higher standard in equipment sales, rentals, parts, and service. With 78 locations covering 22 states, we pride ourselves on being an equipment company, run by equipment people. We leverage our national portfolio of equipment with a local approach to provide reliability, fair prices and the support of a first-class service team. Where others stop, we continue. >>

Apex Dental

SLCCAt Apex Dental in Utah, we believe in patiently tailoring a dental care treatment plan to the individual needs of you and your family. We understand that dental care may not often be your number one priority, and that factors such as cost or dental anxiety may be preventing you from keeping up-to-date on treatment. At Apex Dental we have carefully crafted a dental care experience unlike any other, with top-of-the-line technology utilized by compassionate professionals in a comfortable environment. >>

Wallaroo Media

Wallaroo Media started out doing SEO and social media and have now expanded to a full service digital marketing agency. We have a real passion for marketing and for helping our clients grow their businesses. Our primary goal is to generate a positive ROI for each client and to increase their revenue month over month. With our skilled team of programmers, SEO strategists, designers, and writers, you can successfully realize your business goals and increase your online presence. >>

Alexander's Print Advantage

As In an industry where most jobs are needed “yesterday” we deliver with unrivaled predictability and speed. In fact, rush jobs are our specialty, helping you to meet any emergency deadline. Over the years we have streamlined the print on demand process, taking the stress out of your print project and helping you accomplish your digital printing goals with ease. After all, we’re named Alexander’s Print “Advantage” for a reason. >>

Les Olson Company

Les Olson Company is a family-owned and independently operated business with seven locations from Logan to Las Vegas. Since 1956, we’ve been providing businesses with the technology they need to enhance operational efficiency to do more in less time. Over the past 60 years, technology has changed but our commitment to our customers remains the same – to offer only the highest-quality products, to provide the best customer service possible and to give back to our community. >>

Lone Peak Productions

SLCC For us, developing creative and compelling content has always been about effectively telling stories. After all, it’s good stories and communication that move business, drive sales, make the workplace safer, and educate current and prospective customers. Lone Peak Productions has been providing effective communication services for successful businesses since 1979. With two studios in downtown Salt Lake City, Lone Peak Productions is an award-winning, full-service creative production company. >>

Salt Lake Community College - Miller Business Resource Center/Miller Business Innovation Center

SLCCSalt Lake Community College’s Miller Business Resource Center is home to the Miller Business Innovation Center (MBIC), the largest publicly-funded business incubator in Utah, and is an accelerator program for innovative enterprises seeking high growth. The center houses progressive, small businesses in a commercial work environment where the infrastructure, business, educational and operational support meet the needs of entrepreneurs so they may achieve long-term success. >>

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