The Two-Gap Workforce Challenge

by admin Nov 13, 2018

By Thomas J. Donohue, President & CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Article provided by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Read the original here. Our economy is rapidly being reshaped by technology and other forces that are creating opportunity as well as disruption – and with it, insecurity for many businesses and workers. Much...

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Don’t Take Our Word For It…

by admin Oct 23, 2018

Are you thinking about applying for our KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy? If you are, that must mean you're very smart! We think it's pretty great, but don't take our word for it. Here's what some of the past participants have to say about it. Chris Holt from said, “I get stuck in the grind...

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Campman – Outdoor Enthusiast Turned Business Owner

by admin Sep 19, 2018

Chris Holt is the CEO of Campman – an outdoor specialty retailer that specializes in helping people find the right gear for their needs. Chris is an outdoorsman, business owner, and participant in the Sandy Chamber’s KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy. When did your love for the outdoors begin? My love for the outdoors began at...

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Gymcats Gymnastics: Becoming a Learner

by admin Sep 19, 2018

Michele Sauk is the owner at Gymcats at The Point Gymnastics in Lehi. She’s owned the gym since 2017 and is also a participant in the Sandy Chamber’s KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy. Gymcats is a recreational-focused gym serving ages 2-18. Classes range from mom and me classes, to recreational classes with cartwheels and roundoffs, to...

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Profile By Sanford – A New Approach To a Better You

by admin Sep 18, 2018

As life-long health and wellness advocates, Spencer and Joni Chipping saw the results of Profile by Sanford first-hand. They loved the food, knew it worked, and together decided to pursue their passion of entrepreneurship and health. The couple and their business partners purchased the franchise rights to all of Utah one year ago and have...

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Good Grammar Bar: A Business Accelerator Academy Student

by admin Sep 17, 2018

Fallan Keyser is the owner of Good Grammar Bar –a downtown establishment located in the heart of downtown offering food, craft cocktails, local brews, and entertainment on the weekends. She’s also a participant in the Sandy Chamber's KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy – a hands-on program designed to help business owners create and manage growth. Location:...

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What’s the Loan Process Like and Where is My Information Going?

by admin Sep 11, 2018

You’re a small business owner. You need a loan. Your first thought is to turn to a bank, but did you know that many credit unions also offer business loans? Member Business Lending (MBL), a CUSO in Draper, Utah provides their family of credit unions access to a complete suite of commercial loan services, which...

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Rally with the Community: The Heart & Stroke Walk

by admin Sep 04, 2018

We had the chance to sit down with Laura Western, Executive Director of the American Heart Association; and Lavinia Sasaki, Business Development Director of the American Heart Association. We chatted about their upcoming Heart & Stroke Walk – a celebration of money raised for lifesaving research. This interview has been edited down for brevity. Tell...

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Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Launches KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy

by admin Aug 27, 2018

Sandy Chamber Economic Development Foundation will receive transformation grant, announce public launch at August 28 community event SANDY, UT — August 27, 2018 — The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce is announcing the launch of the KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy at a community event on August 28. The KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy is a hands-on...

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Utah’s Living Planet Aquarium Penguins Appear in the New York Times

by admin Aug 21, 2018

The penguins at The Living Planet Aquarium were the focus of the first-ever study to sequence Gentoo penguin DNA to determine the paternity of eight of their chicks. This study was performed by UVU and the New York Times broke the story! Give it a read. READ THE ARTICLE HERE.

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