Matthew Poll is the Co-Founder of General Trader Fulfillment, a company designed to help provide tools and education for investing in the financial markets. Founded during the 2008 recession, GTF has grown to become a national company with over 30 brands and offices.
As an entrepreneur, Matt loves new projects and is a partner in multiple other business ventures nationwide specifically in the real estate, hospitality, and the food and beverage market. He is a father of two boys which drives his passion for education, specifically in the area of entrepreneurship for children. “Live to give” is one of his mottos and he specifically looks for organizations that have high impact in the local community when donating. Matt also gives back to his community by providing personal coaching to business owners and entrepreneurs.
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Scott Johnson is recognized as a technology leader and entrepreneur who has spent his career leveraging technology in social ways to ultimately help people be more effective and get more value out of life. As the founder of Workfront, now owned by Adobe, Scott has helped knowledge workers around the world be more productive. As Founder of Motivosity, Scott is helping people be happier about being at work. As an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at BYU, Scott is helping some of Utah’s next generation up-and-coming entrepreneurs find their footing in the world.
When he’s not stuck behind a computer screen, you can find Scott either trying to keep up with his family of 5 or trying to live up to his personal ideal of ‘Stay Young’ in the great outdoors.
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David Edmunds is a partner in The Food Nanny, LLC—a small business based in Salt Lake City. For more than 29 years, he served the citizens of Utah as a public safety professional. Most recently, Mr. Edmunds served as the executive director of the Utah Communications Authority. Prior to that, he served as a three-term sheriff, Olympic venue commander, two-term president of the Utah Sheriffs’ Association, and peace officer at the state at both the county and municipal levels. Mr. Edmunds is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, holds a postgraduate degree from The University of Utah, and was twice elected Utah sheriff of the year by the membership of the Utah Sheriffs’ Association. Mr. Edmunds is an amateur historian and self-proclaimed patriot.
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Kevin Jones is an entrepreneur, investor and business coach based in the Greater Salt Lake area. He was born in Payson, Utah and raised in a very entrepreneurial-minded family. Due to this, he spent most of his teenage years working in family businesses, and even started his first business selling paintball supplies out of his parent's garage at age 12. Kevin's upbringing had a major influence on the direction his life took moving forward. With extensive experience on each aspect of creating and growing a business, Kevin now focuses on helping others recognize and capitalize on business opportunities so they can enjoy the freedom that comes from entrepreneurship.
Being married since 2007 with three incredible kids, Kevin genuinely cares about the future of individual rights, especially around business in Utah. He wants to ensure Utah remains friendly to business, free market practices, and the principles found within the United States Constitution.
Carolyn Phippen is the Executive Director of Freedom Front. She has worked extensively with the Utah Legislature, as well as for a number of years with the United States Senate.
After growing up in New York surrounded by the history of this nation’s founding and later living in Czechoslovakia just as the country and its people were awakening with excitement after forty long years of communist/socialist dictatorship, she came to develop an immense appreciation and respect for the unique freedoms of this nation - a nation whose constitutional system of government and economy has allowed for the prosperity and dignity of more people than any other government or government-driven program in the history of the world. The preservation of that system is at the heart of everything she does.
Greg Hughes spent 16 years in the Utah legislature, representing District 51 in Draper. During that time he served his House colleagues as majority whip for two terms and as speaker of the House for two terms. During his time in the legislature, Greg worked extensively on issues that would help attract business and increase job availability for the citizens of Utah through tax and other free market reforms.
He is a small business owner in the real estate development and property management sector. Hughes recently started a public policy shop focused on issues he advocated for during his time as a public servant, such as public safety, import/export trade, and transportation infrastructure. Greg stays active in the community, serves on various advocacy boards, and continues to share his thoughts on public policy and the state of affairs nationally and locally as a regular contributor on KUTV Take Two, KNRS: The Rod Arquette Show, and KTVX: Inside Utah Politics.
Kirk A. Cullimore was elected to the Utah Senate in 2018 and represents District 19. Sen. Cullimore currently serves as the assistant whip in the majority caucus.
Cullimore received an associate’s in music from Utah Valley University and then served a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines. After returning, he received a bachelor’s in music from Brigham Young University, and taught music for six years while managing a music studio.
Sen. Cullimore received a law degree from the University of Oklahoma and began his legal career working primarily in Federal Indian Law. He then returned to Utah and took a job at the law practice established by his father, which focuses on property management, fair housing and real property.
Currently, he volunteers as Chairman of the Board for the Suzuki String Institute, as a board member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas, the Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, and the Utah Valley University Alumni Association. Sen. Cullimore is also an accompanist for his childrens’ elementary school choir and formerly co-chaired the Brookwood Elementary School Community Council, and served as the government affairs chair for the Utah Apartment Association.
Kirk and his wife Heather live in Sandy, Utah, with their six children. They stay busy with their kids’ activities including violin, cello, dance, football and soccer.
Sean D. Reyes is a former venture fund partner turned global freedom fighter who has led investigations and prosecutions of some of the most notorious human traffickers in America while risking his life on covert operations to rescue children from modern day slavery around the world.
Since 2013, Reyes has served as Utah’s 21st Attorney General, its first minority statewide elected official and the state’s top law enforcement leader. In that role, he has won re-election three times and was highlighted as a Republican Rising Star in 2015 by the Republican National Committee.
In 2020, President Donald J. Trump recognized AG Reyes with a historic White House Award of Commendation for his work defending children, veterans and Americans from numerous threats. He is a worldwide expert on technology innovation and regulation.
A former ecclesiastical leader in his faith, he founded the Evangelical Task Force in Utah and has hosted Christian and other world religious leaders in his state to promote faith, family and freedom.
He is Vice Chair of the Republican Attorneys General Association, past chair of the Rule of Law Defense Fund and co-chairs the Attorney General Alliance to strengthen American and world security through global collaboration with other nations.
General Reyes and his wife of 26 years, Saysha, are the proud parents of 6 children.