Senator E.J. “Jake” Garn

Senator Garn, Member Advisor. Managing director of Summit Ventures, LLC, a lobbying firm, since the beginning of 2000. He previously served as the Vice Chairman of Huntsman Corporation, one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, from 1993 to the beginning of 2000. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Morgan Stanley Funds, a mutual fund company; United Space Alliance, a prime contractor for the space shuttle; Franklin Covey & Co., Inc., a provider of time management seminars and products; Headwaters Incorporated, an alternative energy development corporation; BMW Bank of North America, an industrial loan corporation; and Escrow Bank USA, an industrial loan corporation. From 1974 to 1993, Senator Garn was a member of the United States Senate and served on numerous Senate committees. He received a B.S. degree from the University of Utah.

A. Roger Merrill

A. Roger Merrill, Member, Director of Training, and Former vice-president and co-founder of Covey Leadership Center, now Franklin Covey company. He writes, consults, and teaches about leadership and leadership development. Working with many of the worlds most respected organizations, he offers practical insights to enhance personal and organizational leadership. Co-author of the international best seller, First Things First, with Stephen R. Covey and Rebecca R. Merrill; Roger is also the author of Connections Quadrant II Time Management, and was a contributing author to Principle Centered Leadership. He has been featured in many radio and television appearances such as the Today Show and World News Tonight. Newspaper and magazines throughout the world, including USA Weekend, Performance and Fortune, have featured articles in which Roger shares his insights.

Blaine Harris

Blaine Harris, Member Advisor, is the co-author of the book The 4 Laws of Financial Prosperity: Get Control of Your Money Now! In addition, he has built numerous successful private, franchises, and public businesses both nationally and internationally. He has also served on the board and consults with numerous corporations in the fields of real estate development, sales and marketing, franchising, high tech development, and financial consulting and training.

Marci Redding

Marci Redding, Member Advisor. Marci has extensive experience in accounting and computer technology. She earned a BS at Utah State University, graduating with honors in Information Technology Systems with a minor in business, emphasizing accounting. Ms. Redding has served as the MIS director for a major real estate franchise organization, as well as heading up the development and implementation of an accounting package used nationally and internationally by that company. She has spoken to and trained many groups throughout the United State on the principles of financial efficiency. She is also a co-founder of the The Money Planner system.