Byron G. Martin, Benjamin P. Thomas and Suzette H. Goucher have been named shareholders of the law firm Strong & Hanni. Martin is a member of the Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation Practice Group, Legal Malpractice Practice Group, Plaintiffs Practice Group, Professional Liability Practice Group and Transportation Practice Group. His education includes degrees from Brigham Young University. Thomas is a member of the Business, Real Estate, Securities, Tax and Estate Planning Practice Group and the Commercial Litigation Practice Group. His education includes a degree from the University of Utah. Goucher is a member of the Medical Malpractice, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Practice Group. Her education includes degrees from Weber State University and the University of Utah.

Drs. Michael W. Johnson, Jeffrey G. Erickson and James Gardiner have joined Intermountain Medical Group. Johnson has opened a practice with the Orthopedic Specialty Group at the Alta View campus. He will practice general orthopedics with an emphasis on joint replacement and trauma. He previously spent five years in a private practice in Portland, Ore., and was chairman of the orthopedics division at a Portland hospital. Johnson's education includes a degree from the University of Utah. Erickson has opened a pediatric practice at Mountain View Pediatrics. He previously was chief resident in pediatrics at a medical center in Utah and at an urgent-care clinic in Salt Lake City. His education includes a degree from the University of Utah. Gardiner has joined the Orthopedics Specialty Group, opening his practice at LDS Campus Orthopedics. Gardiner has taught at the University of Kentucky and for the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has also served as team physician for the Seattle Mariners during spring training and several other minor league, college and high school teams. His education includes a degree from the University of Utah.

Michael Bennett has joined Orchard Securities as national accounts manager. Bennett has been involved in the real estate and financial industries and started three portfolio lending institutions. His education includes a degree from Brigham Young University.

Brian Dunn has been appointed vice president of business development at CHG Healthcare Services. Dunn will be responsible for leading the company's acquisition efforts as well as other corporate business development opportunities. He has more than 20 years of experience in the health-care industry. Prior to joining CHG Healthcare, Dunn was president of the Arizona market for a national hospital operator and has been a hospital chief executive officer in Utah, California and Tennessee. His education includes a degree from the University of Utah.

Debbie Blockinger has been promoted to director of public affairs at XanGo LLC. Blockinger joined XanGo two years ago. Among her duties will be to oversee the company's international charitable contributions, known as XanGo Goodness and help the company with regulatory and governmental matters. Prior to joining XanGo, Blockinger worked for 15 years in Washington, D.C., both on congressional staffs and legislative committees as well as political consulting. Her education includes a degree from the University of Utah.

Tyler Young has joined Naylor Wentworth Lund Architects as senior interior designer as part of the organization of a new interior design department. Young has more than nine years of experience in interior design experience in residential, commercial, religious and hospitality projects. His education includes a degree from Utah State University.

Meade Camp has joined Vehix as chief operating officer. Camp comes to Vehix after working as senior director of interactive sales at another media company has has held senior vice president positions at several others. His media business career has spanned 30 years.

Tina Stark, director of housing and registration sales for The Housing Connection, a provider of housing and registration services for the meetings and conventions industry and an affiliate of the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau, recently assumed the presidency of the Association for Convention Operations Management. She is a 19-year employee of the CVB and The Housing Connection and has held several ACOM positions before becoming president.

Summer Bray has joined the Orton Group as an account manager. Bray will provide community relations, event promotion, copywriting, strategic marketing, Internet marketing and other account services for agency clients. She previously worked as the media director of a Utah County-based advertising agency. She has experience managing advertising for clients in multiple industries, including automotive, financial, retail, public works, insurance and technology.

Jim Bennett has been appointed director of communications for the Utah League of Credit Unions. Bennett previously was communications director for a municipality and vice president of sales and marketing for an arts center in southern Utah. He also has been involved in politics as a campaign adviser for several candidates and campaign manager for a transportation initiative. For the past three years, he has been president of the Bennett Group consulting firm.

Steve Skarsgard, Jenny Quinn, Kyle Henderson, Andrew Scarcella and David Johnson have joined Crowell Advertising, Marketing & PR. Skarsgard joins Crowell's account services team from another agency and also has worked for an auto manufacturer. Quinn joins the online team at Crowell with two years of experience working in Web development and search engine optimization. His education includes a degree from Utah State University. Henderson joins Crowell's PR team from another agency and has experience in the sports, entertainment, telecommunications, technology, finance and retail industries. His education includes a degree from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Scarcella freelanced for several agencies in and around Chicago before joining Crowell's creative team. Johnson joins Crowell's creative team from a Salt Lake-based company and previously worked at a Park City-based agency. His education includes a degree from Weber State University.

Sarah Buhr has been named media chairwoman for the Park City Luxury Homes Tour. Buhr is public relations manager of da Vinci Advertising and Marketing.