Master Mind Alliance

A group of individuals who have a passion for business and contributing to the success of UltrAspire with very diverse backgrounds and knowledge base, these MMA members bring many years of accumulated experience to ensure the continued success of UltrAspire.

Master Mind Alliance

A group of individuals with a passion for business and contributing to the success of UltrAspire with very diverse backgrounds and knowledge base, these MMA members bring many years of accumulated experience to ensure the continued success of UltrAspire.

Dana Miller

Retired after 10 years as President of Southwest Technical College where I helped bring that college out of obscurity.
Retirement activities:
– Cedar City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Member
– Council on Occupational Education Accreditation National Appeals Board Member
– Wasatch Front 100 Mile Endurance Run Historian
– TransAm tandem ride (2015) self-supported with my 19-year old daughter McKaylie
– Ultramarathon trail racing, endurance cycling, bike touring
Previous business management experience at Ultimate Direction Inc and Miller Transportation Inc (General Manager) – 10+ years
Public education administration – secondary level – 5 years
Coaching – high school cross country and track; now coaching privately – ultra marathon trail racing
Recent Awards: Cedar City Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year, Inducted into the Utah Summer Games Hall of Fame (2013), Received “Spirit of the Wasatch” Award (2016)

Charles Corfield

Mathematician, computer programmer, and founder of several startup companies in Silicon Valley, most notably Frame Technology Corp. in 1986. He then sold his business to Adobe Systems in 1995, which grew to become one of the leaders of the internet boom. While at Columbia University, Charles wrote the original version of the desktop publishing application FrameMaker, which was the main product of the company he soon co-founded. An undergraduate at St John’s College, Cambridge, he received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics from the University of Cambridge in 1982. He runs nVoq, a developer of talk-to-text computer applications, in Colorado.
 
He is also a mountain climber, having summitted Mount Everest and conducted studies of the effects of high altitude on human physiology. Charles is also an ultrarunner. In 2007, he placed third at the Leadville Trail 100, which is one of the hardest runs in the United States, with a time of 19 hours and 42 minutes, in his first ever 100-mile run. In 2009, St John’s College, Cambridge opened Corfield Court, named in recognition of the significant donations Charles had made to the College over the years.

Gary Swanson

Education:
USU-3 years Business courses.
APICS-Achieved CPIM Certification
At the time around 1989, APICS stood for the American Production and Inventory Control Society that is now world-wide and I became a life-long certified member meaning no need to re-certify.

Employment:
McDonalds of Logan, was Manger for about 5 years in my early twenties.
Campbell Scientific, Inc. located in Logan UT 1979-2014
With the exception of the first year being a Purchasing Agent, was asked to be Production Manager. A few years later was appointed VP of Production, which turned into VP of Manufacturing as the company continued to grow. About the last 10 years was named VP of Operations. Most of the duties were focused around being in charge of Manufacturing.

Board Assignments:
1 year on the Board of the SLC Chapter of APICS.
5 years on the Board of Campbell Scientific Australia.
4 years on the Board of Volocron, an injection molding company mostly owned by CSI.
Over 10 years on the Board of Apogee Instruments, which CSI has 25% ownership, still serving.
3 years on the Utah Manufacturers Association Board headquartered in SLC.

Jerry Ohman