Bank of Utah President Douglas L. DeFries announced the recent hiring of Shawn Choate, PHR, SHRM-CP, as the bank’s human resources manager. 

In the past, Choate served as deputy director of management services and human resources and risk manager for 12 years for Ogden City. She has also held positions in the manufacturing and hospitality industries.  She serves on the board of directors for the Utah Society for Human Resource Management, the Northern Utah HR Association, Golden Spike Hockey and St. Joseph Schools. 

Choate is a graduate of Weber State University and lives in Ogden, Utah with her husband and son.

“We are very pleased to have Shawn join Bank of Utah as HR manager,” said DeFries. “She brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the position and will have a positive impact on our operations.”

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