Robert Q. Elder has been appointed a senior associate at EWP Engineering Inc. He has 12 years' experiences in design of residential, commercial, institutional and industrial projects. Bret Spriggs has been named assistant vice president of Sutherland Title Co. He has 15 years' experience in the title industry. Bradley R. Cahoon has become a shareholder in the law firm of Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy. His practice in in environmental, water, zoning and land-use law in the Salt Lake office. Martin W. Newton has been appointed Utah regional vice president for commercial banking at Wells Fargo Bank. He is a Brigham Young University graduate. Susan Baxter, an assistant vice president at Zions First National Bank, has been named executive banker in the Draper office. She has been with the company for nine years. Susan K. Lawrence has been promoted to operations officer in the Mortgage Division of First Security Bank. She joined the bank in 1986 as a loan processor in the income property department.