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Thursday, October 1, 2020
Today At Utah Pulse
The most successful salespeople keep score In sporting events we have winners and losers. How do we know who wins and who loses? We keep score. It is knowing the score that allows the players to reach deep inside themselves and find that little "extra" that allows them to win. Utah Economic Recovery Task Force business impact survey The Utah Economic Recovery Task Force is part of a statewide economic recovery initiative designed to identify COVID-19 impacts on businesses and to support initiatives that will catalyze Utah's economic recovery. If you are a business owner, executive, or in senior leadership within your organization, we invite you to provide feedback. We also invite businesses to forward this survey invitation to your clients. The survey is available in English and Spanish.Damschen invites Utah women to attend virtual financial empowerment conference on Oct. 9 Utah State Treasurer David Damschen encourages all Utah women to attend the 2020 Virtual Women in the Money: Utah Financial Empowerment Conference on Friday, October 9, from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The virtual conference will feature expert speakers and exhibitors who will provide valuable information and resources to assist Utah women on their pathway to financial security and success. Author and nationally syndicated columnist for The Washington Post, Michelle Singletary, and former executive director of the Utah Governor's Office of Management and Budget, Kristen Cox, will provide conference keynote addresses, and personal and family finance experts will offer more tailored information and training during smaller workshops. Prizes will be awarded to the attendees with the highest levels of participation during the conference.Silicon Slopes Town Hall with DJ Dorff Join us Friday, October 2 at noon to hear from Executech CEO DJ Dorff. DJ's first passion is for people and relationships, but he also loves technology. Some of his past positions have been business operations manager for Adobe and founder of an employee analytics company he started while in graduate school. DJ now leads Executech as CEO and has brought an increased focus on accountability, and data, while still staying true to his vision of building relationships and helping people in their careers. Tune in via the Silicon Slopes Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or YouTube Channel.SkyWest enters into a $573 million Secured Loan Facility under CARES Act ST. GEORGE -- SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today announced that it and its wholly-owned subsidiary SkyWest Airlines, Inc. have entered into a five-year Loan and Guarantee Agreement with the U.S. Treasury Department which provides SkyWest Airlines with a secured term loan facility to borrow up to $573 million under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). On September 29, 2020, upon entry into the Loan Agreement, SkyWest Airlines borrowed $60 million under the facility and has until March 26, 2021 to determine if it will borrow additional amounts in up to two subsequent borrowings.Nav Named One of Utah's Fastest-Growing Companies SALT LAKE CITY -- Nav, the simple and intelligent financing platform for small businesses, today announces its inclusion on the Utah Business Fast 50 list for the second year in a row. The list recognizes "entrepreneurial spirit, innovative business tactics and skyrocketing revenue growth" of Utah companies that have been in business for two years or more. Nav jumped several spots in this year's ranking, earning the No. 32 spot in 2020 versus No. 39 in 2019.