We are delighted to announce the election of three new members to our Board of Directors.
Trish Coughlin is a philanthropist and community volunteer. She retired in 2012 from Goldman Sachs, where she was a Managing Director, most recently in the Salt Lake City office. She is a CPA and CMA , with a B.S. in Accounting and a B.A. in International Relations from Lehigh University. In addition to the Community Foundation of Utah, Trish serves on the boards of the YWCA of Salt Lake City and the McGillis School. She is also co-Chair of the Womens Giving Circle of Utah
Scott Huntsman is President and CEO of GlobalSim, a technology and simulation company. Prior to joining GlobalSim, he spent 11 years on Wall Street as an investment banker, most recently at Credit Suisse, where he focused on mergers, acquisitions, and corporate finance transactions. Mr. Huntsman earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Columbia College and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He also studied at the London School of Economics as a Kohn Fellowship recipient. An avid backcountry skier, Scott serves on the Boards of ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO) and Ballet West.
Kym McClellland is a Realtor with Chapman Richards and Associates. Kym grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado and moved to Utah in 1977 after obtaining a Bachelors and Masters degree from Colorado State University. She has been a full time REALTOR for the past 34 years: the last 20 years at Chapman Richards and Associates where she helped to establish Chapman Richards Cares, a Corporate Advised Fund through the Community Foundation of Utah. Kym has chaired numerous committees for the Salt Lake and Utah Board of REALTORS and was instrumental in establishing the Utah Association of REALTORS Housing Opportunity Fund which funds various housing projects throughout the state, including Habitat for Humanity, The Road Home and others. Kym is an active volunteer and has served on the Boards of The Fourth Street Clinic, Mark Eaton’s Standing Tall for Youth, The Rape Crisis Center and The Work Activity Center. She is currently on the Board of Directors of The Maliheh Free Clinic.
Eric Shaw is the Director of Community and Economic Development for Salt Lake City. He is a recent arrival to Utah from Louisiana, where he served as Vice President of Programs and Policy at Foundation for Louisiana, leading grantmaking, advocacy and policy work on issues of civic engagement, affordable housing, small minority business development and community wealth building. He served Director of Community Planning for the Louisiana Office of Community Development Disaster Recovery Unit and has held economic development and planning positions in Miami, Washington D.C., and at the Silicon Valley Foundation. He has an undergraduate degree from UCLA and a master’s degree in urban planning from Harvard University School of Design.