Tamara Ellsworth has been named manager of the Timpanogos banking center in Pleasant Grove for Zions First National Bank. She previously worked for Norwest Financial, Provo. Elizabeth Bailey Durst has been named director of instruction at the Sylvan Learning Center. She is a University of Utah graduate. Karen L. Dawson has joined First Security Capital Markets Inc., a subsidiary of First Security Corp., as a vice president and compliance officer. She is a University of Alabama graduate. George Denney, founder and chairman of Cole-Haan, has been appointed to the board of directors of World Wireless Communications Inc. Amee Walker has joined Penna Powers Cutting & Haynes to work in the public relations department. She is a Brigham Young University graduate and previously worked for the United Way of Utah County. Jillanne Vicory has been appointed communications director for the Utah Association of HealthCare Providers. She is a Ball State University graduate and worked five years in a hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

Renee Faulkner has been promoted to operations manager in the main branch of the Bank of Utah. She has worked for the bank for 21 years, starting in the Roy branch. AT&T Wireless Services has promoted Juanita Meske to retail sales manager in the Utah/Idaho District with responsibility for retail distribution in seven stores. She has worked in the telecommunications industry for 17 years. Bret Spriggs has been named assistant vice president of Sutherland Title Co. He has 15 years experience in the title industry. Paul Houser has been named sales director at Create-A-Check Inc. He previously was territory manager for Micron's Rocky Mountain region. First Security Corp. has promoted Amy B. Adams to training officer. She joined the company in 1994 as a teller and previously was financial sales representative. Deborah Rice has been named loan officer in the Heber City office of Zions First National Bank. She has been in banking for 21 years and previously worked for Bank One as a credit analyst.