Board

The Community Foundation of Utah is led by a diverse group of innovative problem-solvers committed to creating positive change in Utah.

  • Brad Dickson

    Chairman

    Brad Dickson joined the Board of the Community Foundation of Utah in January 2017 and was elected Chairman in February 2018. He is an active angel and social impact investor with a mission to help de-risk technology-based start-ups and social entrepreneurship in the State of Utah. Brad is founding board chair of PandoLabs, Inc., a founding member of the Purpose Investment Network, a member of the board of Summit Community Power Works and a member of the executive committee of Park City Angels. Brad previously was a global C-Level executive with Dresser-Rand Company where he served as executive officer on their worldwide new equipment business and chief marketing officer.

  • Mikelle Barberi-Weil

    Board Member

    After 10 years of sales management experience, raising her children and serving in many executive board positions, Mikelle Barberi-Weil joined the Department of Professional Sales at Weber State University in May of 2014 as the Assistant Director of the Alan E. Hall Center for Sales Excellence. Mikelle was named Sales Center director in July 2015. After serving as President of the Board of Directors for the GOAL Foundation, a non-profit that was founded after the 2002 Winter Olympics, she is currently in her second term on the Community Foundation of Utah Board of Directors. Mikelle's research interests include leadership through philanthropy, partnerships and communication in business. Mikelle, her husband Brent, and their three children enjoy all things outdoors, including raising horses and being on trails, rivers, bikes and skis. She has a BS in Professional Sales from Weber State University, a Masters in Leadership from the University of Southern California, and is pursuing a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Education and Psychology from Pepperdine University.

  • Doug Hansen

    Board Member

    Douglas J. Hansen (Doug) is a certified public accountant and a partner in the assurance services practice area of Tanner LLC, a Salt Lake City, Utah based CPA firm. Doug graduated with honors from Utah State University before joining Tanner LLC in 1989.  He has served clients in a wide variety of industries throughout his career, but has always loved the opportunity to serve many types and sizes of not-for-profit organizations. In fact, he spends the majority of his client service time working with some of Utah’s finest nonprofit organizations. He is a member of the Utah Association of CPA’s Nonprofit Committee, has taught numerous training sessions pertaining to the unique accounting and operational aspects of nonprofit organizations, and served for approximately five years on the national Nonprofit Committee of Allinial Global, one of the largest associations of CPA firms in the world. When he is not working, Doug loves to snow ski, hike, take road trips, and spend time with his family.

  • Lindsey Kneuven

    Board Member

    Lindsey Kneuven is the Head of Social Impact at Pluralsight, a fast-growing enterprise technology learning platform. In her role, Lindsey leads all global philanthropic initiatives, implementing strategies that align Pluralsight’s product, culture, community, people and brand to make a meaningful impact on the way the world learns.

    Prior to Pluralsight, Lindsey served as chief impact officer at Cotopaxi. She also held senior positions at several notable nonprofit and private organizations, including Salesforce.com Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation—the largest community foundation—and Nuru International.

    Lindsey is an active member of the philanthropy community and serves as a member and advisor on several boards. She has been acknowledged for her outstanding work on several occasions, receiving the Leigh Stillwell Award for Excellence, a 2017 Women Tech Award, recognition by Utah Business as one of 30 Women to Watch and Community Foundation of Utah as an Enlightened 50.

     

  • Jeramy Lund

    Board Member

    Jeramy is interim CEO of the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah and Managing Director of University Venture Funds I&II.  He is also Principal Partner for XIII, LLC; a diversified family holding and a partner at Valter's Osteria.  Currently, Mr. Lund serves as Board Chair for Symbiot Business Group, Inc., is a member of the Kickstart Seed Fund (I&II) Investment Committees and on the Executive Committee of the Park City Angel Network.  Prior to his current employment, Mr. Lund worked for JP Morgan (New York), DLJ International (London) and American Stores Company (Salt Lake City, UT).

    Jeramy is also actively involved in the non-profit arena.  He is Treasurer of the Lund Foundation, on the Board of PandoLabs and Envision Utah, and on the Advisory Committee for Utah Clean Energy.  He previously served as Board Chairman for Recycle Utah, and for the Nature Conservancy, Gen C, University Of Utah Alumni Association and Wild Utah Project Boards.   

    Jeramy graduated from the University of Utah, Magna Cum Laude, with a BS in Accounting and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.  

  • Jeff Miller

    Board Member

    Jeff Miller is the General Manager and part owner of both the Mark Miller Subaru Stores in Salt Lake City and JCO Financial. He has been with the Mark Miller Organization since 2003. He received his MBA from the University of Utah in 2010 and his Bachelors in Business from University of Southern California in 2002. He is a member of various prestigious corporate boards including: Subaru of America’s National Retailer Advisory Board, Subaru of America’s Regional Dealer Advisory Board, the Cox Automotive National Advisory Board, and the National Roadster Advisory Board. Jeff is also very involved with the community having previously served on the Boards of the Ronald McDonald House of the Intermountain Area and the Boys and Girls Club of Salt Lake City. He works tirelessly to ensure that the Mark Miller Subaru stores make a lasting impact in the community through charitable efforts and community outreach. In fact, Mark Miller Subaru, under Jeff’s leadership, has donated nearly $2,000,000.00 to local charity since 2010. In his free time, he likes volunteering, golfing, playing basketball and spending time with his wife Deanna, daughter Natalie, and his sons, Caden and Miles.

  • Marty Tate

    Board Member

    Marty is an attorney with Carman, Lehnhof, Israelsen and counsels his clients on various forms of structured finance, securities matters, private and public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, real estate financings, venture capital and angel financings, fund formation and compliance, business formation and corporate governance. Over the past five years, Marty has been active in advising clients in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending space. He was recently recognized as one of the top crowdfunding attorneys and continues to provide expertise and play a leading role locally and nationally in this evolving area of securities law.

  • Brent Thomson

    Board Member

    Brent Thomson is the CEO of Blip Billboards, a company that provides pay-per-flip billboard advertising. Previously, he founded and was CEO of Jive Communications, a leader in hosted telephony. Brent is an active angel investor and occasional lecturer on the subject of entrepreneurship.

  • Jensen Warnock

    Board Member

    Jensen is passionate about entrepreneurship and technology. Currently, Jensen is the Managing Director for the Lumen Group, which provides staged liquidity and diversification to founders and early investors. He served as the CEO of PcCare Support, a global on-demand service company that provides technical support for consumers and small businesses. Jensen also founded two different investment firms including UA2 Angel Network, which mentors, advises, and invests in great Utah technology startups. 

    Jensen graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Computer Science and received his M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University.