Barbara M. Smith
Brigham Young University
Undergraduate (B.S.) degree
in special education and elementary education.
M.Ed. in Educational Psychology.
Barbara M. Smith is an Associate Clinical Professor at BYU in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education (CPSE) where she teaches several courses and practicums including a course on Transition.
She currently serves as the Coordinator of student teachers and interns in her department. Barbara and her husband Brian live in Provo and enjoy spending time with their children. Learning, reading, being active, serving, and playing are also some of her priorities.
Carmen B. Pingree D.Ed
University of Utah
BS History - 1965
MS Special Education and
Political Science - 1983
Honorary Doctorate in Education - 2007
Dr. Pingree is the mother of five children, including a 38-year-old son with autism. She is an advocate for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, obtaining the first government funding for autism services in the State of Utah (US).
She served as president of a parent organization, chaired a national autism conference, chaired a national interfaith conference on disabilities, and has served on many national and local organizations.
She has been the chair of the Board of Trustees for the Primary Children’s Medical Center and a trustee on the board of Intermountain Healthcare.
Active in promoting research on autism, Dr. Pingree conducted the first autism child find in Utah. She has been a consultant in autism genetic research at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Utah, Stanford University, and Utah State University.
She has obtained numerous grants to support autism research and has been an author on 27 scientific journal publications. Her non-experimental articles have been published in 14 languages, and she has given supportive communication to parents in many countries.
In recognition of her efforts, the new building for 170 students with autism in Salt Lake City was named the Carmen B. Pingree Center for Children with Autism. She is married to John C. Pingree, and they have 21 grandchildren.
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science University of Utah
Masters of Business Administration Harvard Business School
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Master of Business Administration Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Science in Economics University of Utah
Clark D. Ivory is the CEO of Ivory Homes, Utah’s Number One Homebuilder since 1988. Since purchasing the company in 2000, Clark has built on his father’s legacy of principled leadership. Ivory Homes has built more than 23,000 single family homes and 3,000 apartment homes. Instead of expanding out of state, Ivory Homes has focused on developing housing for every stage of life.
Clark served as a director of the Salt Lake City branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco from 2006 to 2011, leading three years as chair. He also served on the University of Utah's Board of Trustees from 2007 to 2014, serving five years as chair. In 2009, he was chair of the Salt Lake Chamber, rallying Utah's business community's response to the great recession. He currently co-chairs Utah Community Builders, the foundation arm of the Salt Lake Chamber, and also serves on the Advisory Board for the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. Clark and Christine are committed to education and have provided more than 10,000 scholarships to students at Utah universities and colleges.
Clark is actively engaged in several collaborations to address the issue of housing affordability. In 2018, Clark and Christine established the Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability which seeks to find the nation's most promising ideas to improve affordability. Ivory Innovations, an applied academic institution and operating foundation dedicated to catalyzing innovations in housing affordability, partners with other innovators to find solutions to the affordable housing crisis. Clark is also co-chair of the Real Estate Advisory Board to the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and previously served on the Policy Advisory Board for the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Clark, Christine and their son Ellis lived in Bucharest from 2014 to 2017 while they served as mission leaders of the Romania-Moldova Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This experience led them to establish the Utah-Moldova Business Partnership to help educate and assist young entrepreneurs in navigating the hurdles of starting a business in Eastern Europe.
Clark and Christine currently reside in Holladay Utah and are the parents of four daughters and one son. They have two grandchildren and hope for many more. Clark enjoys Utah’s outdoors and loves tennis and golf.
Spencer oversees acquisition, entitlement, construction, and sale of residential communities at The Boyer Company. He has worked with institutional and private land sellers to acquire over 5,000 multi family and single family units. He coordinates with municipal, federal, and private agencies to secure necessary approvals for new communities. He also manages design and construction of horizontal improvements of these communities. Notable recent master planned projects in Utah include Holbrook Farms in Lehi, Ridgeview in Highland, Copperleaf in South Jordan, and Farmington Ranches in Farmington.
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Master of Science in Real Estate Development – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science in Finance – Brigham Young University
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Master of Science in Real Estate Development- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science in Finance- Brigham Young University
Jake has developed and has overseen numerous medical, industrial, governmental, office, and retail properties together with large residential projects for The Boyer Company. He was the project manager for the 2.1 million square foot Gateway development in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.
Jake’s board and community participation includes having served on the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Economic Advisory Council, the Governors Office of Economic Development Board and Incentives Committee, the Salt Lake Chamber Board and Executive Committee, the United Way Board and Executive Committee, the Utah Sports Commission Executive Board, the Economic Development Corporation of Utah Board, the Downtown Alliance Board, and the Intermountain Healthcare Central Region Board.
Jake previously served as the Chairman of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and President of the Valley Service Board. He is a guest teacher and speaker for the University of Utah Ivory/Boyer Center for Real Estate and other University and real estate organizations. Jake is a member of NAIOP and received the NAIOP Developer of the Year award in 2014.
Nate Boyer’s experience has included leasing, development, and build-to-suit leaseback work. As President of The Boyer Company, he has managed and developed over 2.5 million square feet of office and related commercial space in various markets in and out of Utah. Nate has worked closely with private and public-sector tenants on build-to-suit office buildings totaling over $500 million. As a result of this experience, Nate has a deep understanding of the development cycle from site selection, entitlement, design, construction, and occupancy.