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SUU’s Business Executive Speaker Series Presents John Westwood

Published: October 26, 2015 | Author: Savannah Cannon | Category: Academics

John WestwoodBuilding a successful career in business, especially in accounting and finance, can present many challenges, but these challenges can be overcome if you are prepared. On Thursday, October 29th, the former CFO for State Bank of Southern Utah and the Representative for District 72 for the Utah House of Representatives, John Westwood will be presenting in the State Bank of Southern Utah Business Executive Speaker Series on “Preparations for a Successful Career and Ethics”.  The presentation will be held in the Starlight Room of the Sharwan Smith Student Center on the Southern Utah University campus at 11:30 a.m.

John R. Westwood graduated from SUU in 1977 in business finance and accounting. While in school, he was the finances managers for the student association. He completed his graduate studies at the University of Washington in banking in 1984, and he worked for the State Bank of Southern Utah for 39 years having just retired this year. He is currently serving his fourth session on the Utah House of Representatives. Past civil service also includes serving nine years on the City Council and twelve years on the City Planning Commission.

Sponsored by the State Bank of Southern Utah and hosted by the SUU School Business the Business Executive Speaker Series is intended for the benefit and education of students, employees and the community at large. The lecture series features accomplished business executives from a variety of industries throughout Utah and beyond who have shared their professional knowledge on timely business issues that affect us all. Recent speakers have included the first female president of a major resort on the Las Vegas Strip, Renee West, President and COO of Excalibur and Luxor Resorts and Casinos and entrepreneurial phenomenon Bill Child, Chairman of the Board for RC Willey.


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