The “Connect 25” – 2007 Connect Readers’ Choice Awards selected Nicole Toomey Davis as one of the 25 business leaders having the most impact on Utah
Salt Lake City, UT (December 20, 2007) – Enclavix™, LLC announced that Nicole Toomey Davis, the firm’s President and CEO, was honored to be selected by Connect Magazine’s readers as one of their”Connect 25″. The members of this group, in the words of the magazine, “…are the 25 most influential business leaders in Utah this year, as ranked by Connect’s readers.”
Nicole’s profile in the magazine highlights her work in helping reposition the State’s Centers of Excellence Program by permitting the state to make grants to Licensees of University developed technology. This change is expected to help accelerate the number of technologies developed in Utah’s colleges and universities which emerge to create successful new products and new companies in Utah.
“I am truly touched to have been recognized by Connect’s readership this year. It is an honor to be included with such an influential group of people.” said Nicole Toomey Davis, Enclavix’s President and CEO. “Utah’s economy continues to throw off exciting new opportunities and I am pleased to have been a part of that with the Centers of Excellence Program as well as my efforts to help mentor emerging entrepreneurs.”
About Connect Magazine
Connect is a general-business monthly magazine for the Utah business community. Connect offers an inside look at the regional economic landscape and the people driving its development. Connect profiles innovative companies and businesspeople with ties to Utah and provides regular hands-on articles and advice columns from local professionals on a variety of topics to help Utah business people do their jobs better.
Connect is published by Lumin Publishing, is an award winning contract publisher specializing in periodical publications. In addition to Connect Magazine, which Lumin distributes to 15,000 readers each month, Lumin also publishes Community Magazine which is a bi-monthly lifestyle magazine focusing on travel, health, food and finance. Community is published for Zions Bank and is distributed to 60,000 of Zions Bank upper-level account holders in Utah and Idaho.
The 2007 Connect 25
No. 1 Jon M. Huntsman Jr. Governor, State of Utah
No. 2 Scott Anderson President and CEO, Zions Bank
No. 3 Jon M. Huntsman Sr. Founder and Chairman, Huntsman Corp.
No. 4 Todd B. Crosland Chairman and CEO, Interbank FX
No. 5 Larry H. Miller CEO, Larry H. Miller Group
No. 6 Lane Beattie President and CEO, Salt Lake Chamber
No. 7 Josh James CEO, Omniture Inc.
No. 8 James Lee Sorenson Vice Chairman, Sorenson Companies
No. 9 Alan E. Hall Founder and Chairman, Grow Utah Ventures
No. 10 Matthew R. Godfrey Mayor, Ogden City
No. 11 Jason P. Perry Executive Director, Governor’s Office of Economic Development
No. 12 Jack Brittain Dean, David Eccles School of Business, and VP Tech Venture Development University of Utah
No. 13 Dinesh Patel Managing Director, vSpring Capital
No. 14 Ragula Bhaskar President and CEO, FatPipe Networks Inc.
No. 15 Lew W. Cramer President and CEO, World Trade Center Utah
No. 16 Richard R. Nelson President and CEO, Utah Technology Council
No. 17 Nicole Toomey Davis Director, Centers of Excellence Program Governor’s Office of Economic Development
No. 18 Jack W. Sunderlage President and CEO, ContentWatch Inc.
No. 19 Jill A. Miller Managing Director, Sundance Institute
No. 20 T. Craig Bott President and CEO, Grow Utah Ventures
No. 21 Becky Potts President, Morris Murdock Travel\
No. 22 William A. Sederburg President, Utah Valley State College
No. 23 Bret J. Brockbank President, Intermountain Staffing Resources
No. 24 Will West CEO, Control4
No. 25 David S. Layton President and CEO, Layton Companies
About Enclavix, LLC
Enclavix accelerates innovation and entrepreneurship. A software company which applies artificial intelligence, machine intelligence and related technologies to extracting context and meaning from complex, big-data problems including unstructured data sets such as online resources. Enclavix focuses on technologies that 1) encourage and strengthen innovation and entrepreneurship and 2) make innovators and entrepreneurs more effective.