Kevin Alexander, MBA
Kevin Alexander is a director of field training for the Practice Consulting Group. Mr. Alexander’s responsibilities include service as part of the Medical Institute faculty. In this role, he develops and trains on content designed to enhance business strategies and tactics for growth in the aesthetic industry. His areas of expertise are leadership training and team building, financial analysis, compensation, methodology, aesthetic practice development, practice valuations, practice management, sales training, and marketing.
Mr. Alexander graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Utah and completed a graduate certification in conflict resolution at the University of Utah. Mr. Alexander also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Aaron Starks is the CEO and President of the Utah Aerospace & Defense Association (UADA). In this role he leads the convening, promoting, and advocating efforts for industry in partnership with community organizations, academic institutions, and business leadership. A Utah native, Aaron Starks was born and raised in the beautiful town of Huntsville, Utah. Starks attended the University of Utah where he enjoyed studying Economics and Political Science. Later, Starks would be accepted into Duke University's Fuqua School of Business where he graduated with his master’s degree (MBA) in international business and strategy. From 2013 -2020, Starks worked for FranklinCovey. Over a seven-year span, he helped grow the company in 23 countries throughout Asia. During this same period, Starks was asked to open Asia Headquarters for the education division in Tokyo, Japan where he and his family resided for three years. Today, FranklinCovey continues to thrive throughout the world. In 2020, he was asked to join World Trade Center Utah where his experiences could be leveraged to help Utah companies seeking new opportunities on the global stage - he and his team led strategic engagements with nearly 100 companies, helping them identify new market opportunities, diversify distribution channels, and identify new suppliers.
Jerry Bailey Jerry Bailey is currently the Executive Sales and Education Services Manager for NCS and has been with the company since 1995. Prior to coming to NCS, Jerry was a Corporate Credit Manager in the manufacturing industry for 10 years, during which time he gained a very thorough hands on experience with both UCC filings and Mechanic's Lien filings.
Jerry consults with companies daily and has spoken to groups nationwide about Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, Revised Article 9, the nuances of Construction Credit, and the benefits of selling through secured transactions. His presentations cover not only the legal protections brought about by the mechanic's lien and UCC filing processes, but also practical solutions of how and when to use these tools.
D’Ann Johnson, CCE, is the Corporate Credit and Contracts Manager for A-Core, Inc. She has worked in credit management in the construction industry for over 20 years and has been a presenter of webinars and seminars for NACM and NACM Intermountain, CFDD, ICEL, and other commercial credit organizations.
D’Ann has earned the CBA, CBF, and CCE designations as well as a bachelor’s and MBA in Business Management. She has chaired several Industry Trade Credit Groups, ICEL and has been elected to the NACM Intermountain Board.
D'Ann Johnson, CCE
Shane is a Senior Account Executive with Handle. Shane has over 20 years’ experience as a credit manager and finance director. He is a regular face at NACM Intermountain functions having taught multiple certification courses for the affiliate. Shane has served as a mentor for new and seasoned credit professionals alike over his career.
Shane Norman, CCE
Allyn Shaw is an Independent Financial Advisor with Raymond James. Allyn holds two BAs in Finance and Accounting. He serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member with the University of Phoenix. Allyn has experience with estate planning, insurance, corporate retirement plans, and financial planning. Allyn has expertise in employee development, implementing financial plans, retirement savings, managing wealth, and planning for education.
At Raymond James, Allyn works with companies to manage corporate retirement plans, and the employees with their wealth management and financial planning needs. He helps thousands of 401k participants to help educate them on various financial topics.
Allyn Shaw, CFP, CRSP, AIF
Jason M. Torf is a bankruptcy and creditors’ rights partner in the law firm Tucker Ellis LLP, a 240-attorney, full-service law firm with offices throughout the United States. Jason regularly represents clients in helping them solve their problems with troubled customers, both in bankruptcy proceedings and otherwise. Jason is a frequent speaker to various NACM and other credit groups to help them understand practical steps their companies can utilize to minimize risk and maximize their recovery when dealing with a financially troubled customer.
Jason Torf, Esq.
Wanda Borges, ESQ. is the principal member of Borges & Associates, LLC, a law firm based in Syosset, New York. For more than forty years, Ms. Borges has concentrated her practice on commercial litigation and creditors’ rights in bankruptcy matters, representing corporate clients and creditors’ committees throughout the United States in Chapter 11 proceedings, out of court settlements, commercial transactions and preference litigation. She is an active member and Past President of the Commercial Law League of America and has been an Attorney Member of its National Board of Governors, a Chair of the Bankruptcy Section and Creditors’ Rights Section. Ms. Borges has been included in the New York Super Lawyers – Metro Edition list (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights) each year since 2009. She is listed in Who’s Who in America.
Wanda Borges, Esq.
DeAnna Leahy, CCE, is the Corporate Credit Manager for Clyde Companies. With a 35-year background in credit management, she has extensive experience in the credit field. DeAnna holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Management. DeAnna serves as the NACM National Board Chair (2023) and has served as a member of the Board of Directors for NACM Intermountain. Additionally, DeAnna is an active participant in the NACM Intermountain Industry Credit Groups, ICEL, education, and committees. DeAnna teaches classes and seminars on various credit topics.
DeAnna is a certified Yoga and Sound Bath instructor and owns Sounds of Serenity.
DeAnna Leahy, CCE
Sheila has worked in commercial credit for over 30 years primarily in the construction industry. Sheila is the Western Regional Credit Manager for Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions. She is a member of the Board of Directors for NACM Intermountain and has served for over 20 years on various committees of CFDD including as CFDD National Chair.
Sheila has been a speaker at Credit Congress and other regional conferences. She has completed the CFDD Mentor Workshop and has mentored numerous times throughout her career.
Sheils is a proud member of Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA), an organization that empowers children to not be afraid of the world they live in.
Sheila Roames, CCE
Robert is the Senior Economist for Zions Bank. In this capacity, he monitors and reports on economic indicators and public policy development for the bank. Roberts’ research interests are primarily in the areas of macroeconomics, demographics, financial markets, and public policy. He frequently advices and briefs policymakers, as well as business and civic groups throughout the United States. He is also regularly called on to give expert analysis in the media, through print, radio, and television. He is known for his insightful and understandable approach to explaining economic trends.
Jamie is the owner and founder of Ally Business Consulting. Jamie is an industry leader in unlocking peak performance in individuals and businesses. As a national speaker, Jamie has over 15,000 hours on stage and he is assisted in thoughts in “winning the head game” through both his personal belief and coaching style that, “true leadership begins with self-mastery.” Jamie spends a portion of his time facilitating executive and corporate teams in the art of accountability, self-awareness and how to become a master of leadership and influence. Jamie relies on his education of Elementary Education and Sociology and Psychology from Brigham Young University when coaching teams and individuals.
Win Jeanfreau has extensive experience guiding emerging and rapid growth companies. Throughout his professional career, Mr. Jeanfreau has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to identify opportunities, marshal appropriate resources and successfully grow new companies to maximum profit. Currently, Mr. Jeanfreau is the CEO of iMpact Utah.
Previously, Mr. Jeanfreau was the Director of Executive Education and Director of the Business Resource Center (BRC) at the Orem and Wasatch Campuses of Utah Valley University where he provided executive management training, coaching, and mentoring.
Mr. Jeanfreau has a bachelor’s degree in communication, a minor in management, and holds an MBA.
Winthrop "Win" Jeanfreau, MBA
Dean Middleton is President of United TranzActions with over 37 years of experience in the payment processing industry…with 32 of those years as an owner. Dean has contributed throughout his career by engaging in the development of various payment methods – and he continues to do so - beginning with Check Guarantee in 1986, and then expanding into Credit Card Merchant Services, ACH, Online Bill Pay, Remote Deposit Capture, Credit Card Surcharging, and more.
Mr. Robinson is a founding shareholder and director of Babcock Scott & Babcock, P.C. He has over twenty years’ experience representing and advising owners, developers, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in construction and related business matters, domestic and international.
Mr. Robinson gives back to the construction industry by serving with trade associations like the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) where he served as the Utah Chapter’s general counsel and on its executive committee, board of directors, and government affairs committee for seven years. He also works to educate members of the construction industry through seminars—let him know if you’re interested, he loves to talk…
Mr. Robinson also serves as a mediator for construction disputes.
Jason Robinson, Esq.
Gina is Executive Vice President of NACM Tampa, Inc. As NACM Tampa continued to develop its Credit Management System (CMS) software, Gina’s knowledge and deep understanding of member needs became key as she accepted the responsibility of managing the CMS‐NACM Affiliate relationship on behalf of NACM Tampa.
Gina continues to work closely with the Information Systems team to improve NACM’s National Trade Credit Report (NTCR) and various products. Gina earned the prestigious Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation in 1998 and the Credit Group Administrator (CGA) designation in 2013. Gina holds a BS from Florida State University.
Gina Calabrese Sylvester, CMP, CGA
National Account Executive at The Law Offices of Mark A Kirkorsky affectionately referred to as MAK. She has 35 years of Credit Management experience. Ellen obtained her CBA, CBF, CCE and ICCE professional designations while employed at Fort McDowell Yavapai Materials, where she earned a much-coveted Indian name, “YoYoKee Mana” meaning Rainmaker. Ellen has served on her local CFDD Phoenix Board of Directors and is a member of other chapters nationally. She also served on the CFDD National Board of Directors and is a Past National Chairman. Ellen has received CFDD National Distinguished Member, CFDD National Mentor Achievement, and the CFDD National Spirit of Service Awards.
Ellen Wodiuk, CCE, ICCE