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Board of Advocates

Undergraduate Advancement gives special thanks to members of the Board of Advisors for their time and dedicated commitment to the success and well-being of University of Utah students.

Russ Hymas, Chair

Partner, Christensen & Hymas

Sanwat Chaudhuri, Vice Chair

Laboratory Chief, Chemical and Environmental Services Laboratory, Utah Public Health Laboratory (retired)

Carl W. Barton

Partner, Holland & Hart

David Buchman

Vice President and Community Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo Bank

Jack Buttars

President and CEO, University Federal Credit Union

Randy Dryer

Presidential Honors Professor & Adjunct Professor of Law (Lecturer), University of Utah
Of Counsel, Parsons Behle & Latimer

John Graham

President and CEO, 1-800 Contacts

Michael Homer

Partner and Managing Director, Suitter Axland

Mary Kate Ivory

Community Outreach, Ivory Homes

Joan Kendall

Civic Leader

Kathryn Lindquist, PhD


Michele Mattsson

Chief Appellate Mediator, Utah Court of Appeals

Eric Maxfield

Partner, Holland & Hart

Neela Pack

Associate, Dorsey & Whitney

Mary Jane Price

Interior Design Consultant

Robert Rendon

Senior Vice President and Community Director, Zions Bank

Scott Thatcher

Investment Banking Analyst, Goldman Sachs


University Representatives

Martha Bradley

Senior Associate Vice President/Dean, Academic Affairs/Undergraduate Studies

Erica Marken

Director, Undergraduate Advancement

Lori McDonald

Vice President, Student Affairs


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Last Updated: 5/26/21