Steve Holbrook

Holbrook Farms

Brigham Young University

Bachelor of Science

Business Management


Stephen G. Holbrook has been a lifelong farmer,  rancher and successful businessman  in the Lehi  area.  He has served on the Lehi City Council for 12 years (2001-2013).  He has played an active role in supporting the city museum, literacy center and city celebration during his terms of office with Lehi City.  He is currently serving on three water boards in the state of Utah.  He has served at the county level in Farm Bureau leadership.


He graduated from Brigham Young University with a business
management degree.


He is husband to Gail Holbrook and father to 11 children
and 30 grandchildren.

Michelle Holbrook

Founder and President of

The Curtis Center and

Just For Kids of Utah
County, Inc.

Special Educator



Brigham Young University

Bachelor of Science – El. Ed.

M Ed. – Special Education


May, 1994 took the Holbrook’s on a path less traveled at the birth of their son Curtis, now 20 years old, with Prader-Willi Syndrome.


Having been an elementary educator for 7 years prior to Curtis’ birth, she pursued a license in Special Education.


Michelle has been teaching secondary Special Education for 14 years, recently completing her Master’s Degree from Brigham Young University in Special Education.


She is founder of Just For Kids of Utah County, Inc., serving individuals with disabilities privately through summer school, adult programming and athletics teams and tournaments in northern Utah County.


Michelle is also the founder of the “The Curtis Center”, a vision for facilities to house academic, vocational training, arts and technological instruction for individuals with disabilities.  She is passionate about serving those with disabilities.


Michelle has served on the national board for three years and at the state level for 12 years.


Michelle is the proud parent of 3 children and 8 grandchildren and she loves to exercise, teach, organize, and serve.


Richard Hunt

Founder of The Curtis Center

Hunt Electric, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer

University of Utah

Master Electrician

Thomas C. Maybe

Sahara, Inc.


University of Utah

Bachelor of Science

Civil Engineering


• 28 Years in Business

• Licensed in 8 States

• Hands-on Management Style

• 250 to 300 Employees

• 7 In-house Divisions

• Design-Build Specialists

Richard Hunt founded Hunt Electric in 1986 and has grown the company to be a Premier Electrical Contractor in the Intermountain Region.


Through his experience and leadership he has assembled an unparalleled team of industry professionals with the knowledge and skills to deliver maximum Quality and Customer Value to every project. Richard promotes the company’s core values of Quality, Integrity, Performance and Versatility.


The success of Hunt Electric is firmly rooted in bringing maximum value to the customer. Richard participates at all levels to ensure seamless performance. A diverse company with integrated and complementary products and services give our customers the advantage of using a single contractor for all their Engineering, Electrical, Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Data and Service needs.


Affiliations and Certifications:
State of Utah, Master Electrical License

State of Colorado, Master Electrical License

State of Arizona, Electrical Contractor License

State of California, Electrical Contractor License

State of Nevada, Electrical Contractor License
State of Idaho, Electrical Contractor License

State of Wyoming, Electrical Contractor License

State of North Dakota, Electrical Contractor License
Uniform Building Code Commissioner 2001/2007

Utah Paperbox Board Member

AGC Board Member

Tom Maybe founded Sahara, Inc. in 1985. He currently serves as both the President and CEO. Mr. Maybe also founded and successfully operated The Consortium, a civil engineering firm, for 14 years.


He was a finalist for the prestigious Utah Entrepreneur of the Year. Mr. Maybe is licensed as a professional civil engineer and general contractor in several states in the western United States.


He has been actively involved in commercial construction projects both large and small. This experience includes working with public and private funding sources; city, county state and federal regulators; dealing with environmental issues and project planning; obtaining government approvals; project organization and documentation; scheduling; and budgeting.


Highlight of Project Experience


Principal in Charge of the $110,000,000 Jordan Commons project which included an office building, parking structures, retail, restaurants and theater facilities.


Principal in Charge on the construction of the $22,500,000 Franklin Quest Field, a state of the art baseball stadium which accommodates approximately 15,000 people. This fast-track project was completed in a record-breaking 10

months and 16 days.


Principal in Charge of the construction of the $70,000,000 Delta Center, a 22,000 seat multi-purpose arena and the home of the Utah Jazz and the Salt Lake Golden Eagles, in a record-breaking 15 months and 24 days.


Charitable Service


Part of Sahara’s mission statement reads, “We make positive contributions to the communities in which we live and work.” Mr. Maybe takes these words very seriously. He is passionate about supporting causes that assist children in need in our community. Throughout his career, he has been recognized repeatedly as a community leader and advocate for at-risk youth. Mr. Mabey’s passion for helping children stems from his personal experiences with friends and family members with children affected by various diseases and disabilities.


His goal is to use his networks and associations to help promote programs and activities to improve the lives of

children in need.

   • SaharaCares Foundation, Trustee, 2005-Present

   • Power of Choice Foundation, Board Member, 2011-Present

   • Utah Fast Pass, Chairman of the Board, 2007-Present

   • Holbrook Community Center for Arts and Education,

     Board Member, 2012-Present

Connie Nelson

Utah State University

Lisa Thornton

Founder of The Curtis Center


Brigham Young University

Bachlor of Arts, Cum Laude

J. Reuben Clark Law School

Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude

Utah State Bar Member

Connie Nelson is a board member of Just For Kids of Utah County, Inc. which is a non-profit organization serving individuals with disabilities from Lehi and American Fork.


She has a special interest because her son, Dustin, participates in the Just For Kids day program. She is actively involved in the program planning and works to increase awareness in the community for those with special needs.


Connie has served in a variety of leadership positions with women and youth in her church. She has history in working as a consultant for persons and professional businesses in the fields of emotional awareness and personal growth.

Lisa received her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Brigham Young University, and her J.D. Degree, cum laude, from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.  She is a member of the Utah State Bar.


Lisa has been an attorney for 26 years, working for the federal district courts, Utah Court of Appeals, and various private law firms focusing on appellate practice and estate planning.  She is currently the manager and owner of Lisa Thornton Law, P.C.  Lisa has helped hundreds of families with their special needs legal planning and with securing guardianship for their children with disabilities.


Lisa is first and foremost mom to her daughter Kate who has Prader-Willi syndrome.  She and her supportive husband Sid have four other children as well.  Lisa has served as the president of the Utah Prader-Willi Syndrome Association for the last 8 years and sits on the advisory board for the national Prader-Willi Syndrome Association  (PWSA-USA).  She is currently a Church Service Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, assisting the church in finding mission opportunities for people with special needs.  She has served on the Family Links Council for the Utah Parent Center and the Families Supporting Adoption
Board for LDS family Services.


Lisa is firmly devoted to helping families with children with disabilities. She has donated thousands of hours helping Utah families and the special children they love. Lisa enjoys beating anyone at tennis and reading great books. She especially enjoys watching her children sing, dance, or play violin, football, and soccer.

Bert Wilson

Lehi City Mayor

Utah State University

Mayor Bert Wilson graduated from Lehi High School, attended Utah State University, and has been in the banking and finance industry for 40 years. He has volunteered his time on many service committees including the Lehi Board of Adjustments and the Lehi Civic Improvement Association. He also serves on several county and state governing boards and committees, and is serving his second term as Mayor of Lehi City.


He is married to Taunya Turner Wilson, has 4 children, and 14 grandchildren. He is an Eagle Scout and Silver Eagle Award recipient. He loves the outdoors, ATV riding, camping, and living in Lehi.