Meet The Board
Yangzi Jin, a Cornell University Law School graduate from mainland China, provides legal and business services for international organizations. Ms. Jin currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Younique Foundation and Suazo Business Center in Utah, as a trustee for the Utah Chinese Civic Center, and on the Board of Directors for Johnson STEM Activity Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Sean D. Reyes
Sean D. Reyes is an American lawyer and politician who has been the Attorney General of Utah since 2013. He has devoted thousands of hours to community and non-profit organizations, including refugee rescue programs and support services.
Scott B. Gordon
Scott B. Gordon received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) law degree from the University of Utah School of Law. His principal legal practice has been innovating business solutions and strategies for entrepreneurs. He is a frequent lecturer and educator for professional organizations, teaching effective negotiation skills, professionalism, and business law application and board certification courses. In addition, Scott served for several years as a regional CEO for a Fortune 100 company, and he has served on the staff of the Governor of Utah and the Utah Attorney General.
Amir Soltani is an Iranian-American writer, journalist and activist. He has worked in media, nonprofits, business, philanthropy, and most recently as Executive Director of the Semnani Family Foundation, a foundation focused on poverty, health and human rights.
Mary Crafts, twice named Outstanding Business Woman of the Year, is the founder and CEO of Culinary Crafts. Contracted to cater the International Olympic Committee during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Culinary Crafts has an impressive list of famous clients, that include the President of the United States and Oprah. As a keynote speaker, consultant and philanthropist, Mary has empowered women economically in education and business throughout the globe.
Shelaine Maxfield is President and Chair of the Board of Trustees at The Younique Foundation (aka Saprea). The foundation seeks to liberate individuals and society at large from child sexual abuse and its lasting impacts. Saprea has served over 4,000 survivors with support groups in more than a dozen countries worldwide.
Dave Sessions is the Executive Director of 5052 Foundation (Former Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation). A successful leader in transforming multi-billion-dollar global corporations, creating, and scaling emerging companies, and inspiring a culture of excellence that reshapes organizations.
Rebecca Farraway is an entrepreneur and business owner. Her companies include Advanced Bodywork Training, Zion Massage College, Study Healing, Segolilly Retreat Center and Lake Powell Yurts. Her companies focus on teaching and training practitioners in traditional medicine, traditional health practices and hands-on healing modalities from around the globe.