Brad Mortensen, Chamber Chair, Vice President for University Advancement at Weber State University. In addition to his work at WSU, Brad is the past chair of the United Way of Northern Utah Board of Directors and co-chairs the Ogden City-Weber State University College Town Steering Committee. Brad has also chaired the Legislative Affairs Committees for both the Ogden-Weber and Davis Chambers of Commerce, and was a founding member of the Northern Utah Chamber Coalition executive committee. Academically, Brad completed a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah, a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Utah State University. Brad and his wife, Camille, were both born and raised in the Rexburg, Idaho. They have four children and live in Pleasant View.
Nikki Thon, Chamber Vice-Chair, Tax Partner at Eide Bailly, a regional accounting firm with Utah offices in Ogden, Salt Lake City and Lehi. Nikki is a certified public accountant with a master’s degree in accountancy from Weber State University, has more than 25 years of public accounting experience providing tax planning and compliance services to a variety of industries including manufacturing, construction and small businesses. She holds expertise in trusts, estates, individual and business taxation and advisory services. Nikki serves on the Weber State University School of Accountancy and Taxation Advisory Council and is a past recipient of Utah Business Magazine’s “30 Women to Watch. She and her husband Mike have two married children and three grandchildren.
Mark Jenkins, Chamber Treasurer, CEO at Petersen Inc, a local manufacturing firm providing world class manufacturing, specialized fabrication, precision machining and warehouse and distribution services. Mark also serves in the community as a member of the United Way of Northern Utah Board of Directors and is on the Board of Trustees of the Ogden Weber Tech College Foundation. Mark hold a B.A. degree in Accounting from Weber State University and a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Mark has over three decades of financial management experience working locally with Volvo White Truck, Autoliv and Petersen Inc. Mark and his wife LuAnn have four children and 14 grandchildren and reside in North Ogden,.
Brent Parkin, Chamber Immediate Past Chair, Sr. Development Director for the College of Science at Weber State University, Brent recently joined Weber State University in November after a 28-year career in the shopping center business. Brent has been involved in community and service organizations for over 30 years. He has been a long time member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is past President of the USU Alumni-Weber County Chapter, 25-year member of the Rotary Club of Ogden; he has served as president, vice president, District Conference Planning Chair. He has served over 10 years on the Chamber of Commerce board having held offices of Vice Chair, Treasurer and LNU Chair. He also serves as Vice President on the Eccles Community Art Center Board. Brent has a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Utah State University. Brent and his wife, Georgiann have five children and seven grandchildren and live in North Ogden.