LeeAnn Scolere has been promoted to senior manager for Marriott Vacation Club International Owner Services in Salt Lake City. She will oversee three departments with a total of more than 250 employees. Scolere is a 13-year veteran of Marriott and has been in numerous different positions in the company, including positions at the Salt Lake City Downtown Marriott Hotel, Marriott's MountainSide and Summit Watch in Park City, as well as four previous years at Owner Services.

Jace White has been promoted to assistant vice president of human resources and training at SouthWest Federal Credit Union. White joined SouthWest Federal in July 1999 as a part-time teller in the Tabernacle office, previously working as a teller for a bank in Beaver. At SouthWest Federal, White has worked as a member-service representative, loan underwriter, and for the past two years, as the human-resource and training manager.

Chris Jensen has been named managing broker of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's Park City office. Jensen oversees an office of more than 40 real-estate professionals. He started his career in real estate in 1990 and opened northern Utah's first Prudential Real Estate office in 1995 and worked to expand the branch to two locations before the company sold to NRT in 2003. Jensen was then brought in as a managing broker for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in South Ogden. After a short hiatus, he returned to sell real estate at the Park City office for nearly two years before being promoted to manager.

Victor Cammans has joined Intermountain Financial Group, the Utah agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., as a financial-services adviser. Cammans has experience in sales, management and client relations.

Sara Brueck Nichols has joined Operation Kids as the global children's charity's director of public relations. Nichols will be responsible for developing a branding, message and communications strategy for the charity. She comes to Operation Kids with nearly a decade of experience in strategic marketing and public-relations development. Prior to joining Operation Kids, she worked as vice president of marketing for a Salt Lake City-based social media marketing firm. Her education includes a degree from Brigham Young University.

Charles Buck has joined Windermere Real Estate/St. George LLC Inc. as a sales associate at its Southland office. Buck had been a realtor with a company in Brian Head from 2006 to 2008.

David A. Moser is the new senior director of admissions and Gracey White has been named as the associate director of student services for Argosy University. Moser has worked for more than four years in management of admissions for business, health-care, criminal-justice, information-technology, psychology and educational programs. His education includes a degree from the University of Phoenix, and he is working on a degree from Argosy. White has experience in admissions, financial aid and academics. She is working on a degree from Argosy.

Christie Hawkes has been promoted to senior vice president of corporate communications and provider relations at Educators Mutual Insurance Association, an organization providing insurance benefits to Utah employers. Hawkes, who formerly served as EMIA's vice president of corporate communications, will be responsible for overseeing all of the organization's internal and external communications, as well as managing and developing relationships with medical and dental providers. She has more than 20 years of experience in the communications industry, including more than a decade with EMIA. Her education includes degrees from Westminster College and the University of Utah.

John Reinschmidt has joined Zions Bank as an assistant branch manager of its Foothill office. Reinschmidt is responsible for building new client relationships, serving existing clients, managing staff through hiring and counseling, and overall branch customer service. He has three years of banking experience, most recently as a commercial loan officer in Boise.

Lee Child has been promoted to operations manager for Big-D Construction's Fastrack group, a division that supports the firm's small and medium-size projects. Child will oversee all project management and field operations, as well as assist with proposals, estimating and budget management. With 32 years of construction experience, Child has spent 20 years with Big-D working as a journeyman carpenter, project manager and senior project manager. He attended Weber State University.

Sarah Avrantinis has joined Destination Homes as the company's new financial analyst/cost accountant. She previously worked in Palo Alto, Calif., where she worked two years as the corporate credit analyst for a medical-device manufacturer. Avrantinis is attending Weber State University and will graduate in 2009.

James S. Wright has joined Parr Waddoups Brown Gee & Loveless as an associate in the firm's real-estate and construction practice. He previously was an associate with another firm's Salt Lake office. His education includes a degree from Brigham Young University.

Valeria Eguillor has been named branch manager at Goldenwest Credit Union's Ogden office. Eguillor joined Goldenwest in 2001 as a teller and has subsequently served in various positions, including new accounts representative, loan officer and most recently as assistant branch manager.

Justin Stokes and Jennifer Kimball have joined Summit Group Communications' advertising account services department. Stokes joins TSG as an advertising-account services coordinator. Stokes will coordinate development of TSG clients and assist in advertising-account service for a variety of national and regional clients, and project production and trafficking for special projects. Kimball is a new advertising-account services manager. She will manage overall existing account relationships of local, regional and national clients. Kimball has 11 years of agency experience working on quick-serve restaurant industry accounts. Before joining TSG, Kimball spent seven years in the broadcast television industry as the event and promotions director for a pair of stations.

Tom Powell of Provo has been named district governor overseeing 44 Rotary Clubs in Utah. Succeeding Dean Jackson, he will serve for one year as the state's top Rotarian. His duties including fostering the mission of Rotary and providing leadership training for the state's clubs. Powell recently retired as the Scout executive for the Utah Parks Council of the Boy Scouts of America, a position he held for 15 years.

• The Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has elected new Executive Committee members and four new members. The 22-member board elected Miguel Rovira as the new board chairman, Silvia Norman as vice chair and Sergio Palacios as secretary. Jorge Fierro was also re-elected as treasurer. Rovira is regional director for the Americas in the International Trade and Diplomacy Office of the Governor's Office of Economic Development. Norman is vice president of Latino Banking for Wells Fargo. Palacios is the owner of Jass Building Property Services. Fierro is owner and president of Rico Mexican Foods and Catering in Salt Lake City. The new board members are Santiago Gonzalez, owner of Santiago's Office Bookkeeping and Taxes; David Utrilla, president of U.S. Translation Co.; Tony Grilz, sales director of Utah/Idaho American Family Insurance Group; and Duvan Botero, owner and managing partner of Club Karamba.