James U. Jensen, JD, MBA:
Jim has 30 years of experience in executive management, technology development and business entrepreneurship. Jim has served as General Counsel for several companies including NPS Pharmaceuticals and Dictaphone Corporation. He also served on the Board of directors for dozens of companies including the Utah Chapter of the NACD, Wasatch Funds, Bayhill Capital, and the University of Utah Research Foundation. He has assisted dozens of companies in raising over a billion dollars and is a seasoned business seminar developer and presenter on corporate governance. He is a co-founder of MountainWest Capital Network, Utah Ronald McDonald House, Intelisum, and Exeven Therapeutics. Jim has practiced law for nearly forty years and holds a JD/MBA from Columbia University.
Jim lives in Salt Lake City with his wife of 40 years, Kathy Jensen. Jim spends his free time fly fishing the Provo River, and dreaming of the trout that got away.
Leah Bennion, JD:
Leah has focused her practice in corporate/securities and employment law practice areas, including entity formation, corporate tax, sales and acquisitions and intellectual property dispute resolution. She has also assisted clients with wrongful termination, ERISA and ADA claims.
Leah graduated from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law in 2009. She was a General Editor of the Denver University Law Review and a staff contributor for “the Race to the Bottom.org” Corporate Governance blog. While at the University of Denver, Leah excelled in Corporate and Intellectual Property courses, receiving scholastic awards for receiving the highest grade in her Comparative Corporate Law course and Antitrust course. She is a published writer on business development matters and is passionate about governance issues. She is licensed to practice law in both Utah and Colorado. Leah is a member of the Board of Directors for Reach Out and Read Utah.
Outside the office, Leah is an avid foodie, and loves to travel. She has lived in Japan and Scotland, and traveled throughout Europe, South America and Asia. She recently moved to Salt Lake City from Denver with her husband, two children, dog and cat.
Krege Christensen, JD, MBA, CPA, of Counsel
Mr. Christensen graduated with honors from George Washington University Law School and has practiced law in the state of Utah for over 40 years. Before practicing law, he earned an MBA (top five percent of his class) from the University of Utah and was a certified public accountant in Utah and for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. He has recently been Vice President- Finance and Legal Affairs (including being general counsel and chief financial officer) of an oil refining company in Woods Cross, Utah.