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MARKETING MANAGER - DESERT COLOR
Ryan Coates leads the marketing effort for Desert Color St. George, a 3,400-acre master-planned community in Southern Utah. Ryan brings a passion for growing and developing businesses. He has enjoyed leading a startup private school, developing and marketing a new home efficiency company, and leading logistics and purchasing teams for large public and private corporations.
Ryan has an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and a BS in Business Administration from Western International University. He is an avid fan of Arizona sports teams and enjoys keeping up with his health and fitness routines.
Ryan is married with two children and currently resides in St. George.
Amber started her career working for publicly held homebuilding companies in California’s central valley, which prepared her to later join a privately held real estate investment and management team. Amber translates financial opportunities and realities into business intelligence for diverse stakeholders and analyzes prospective returns for data-driven decision making. Amber also brings a strong strategic mindset to support the growth and success of Desert Color.
Amber earned a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Business Management, Finance and an MBA from California State University Bakersfield.
She and her family live in St. George, Utah, where she enjoys taking advantage of outdoor recreational opportunities and fine arts performances with her family.
Brandon is leading all land development projects for Clyde Companies as President of GWC Capital. He leads the team in identifying and initiating new projects, new partnering ventures, and opportunities for growth in other verticals. His roles prior to GWC Capital include working as a consultant in brand and marketing strategy at Target, business development, and investment banking. Brandon is a visionary leader that is trailblazing new opportunities in real estate and expanding GWC Capital.
Brandon has an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in business management and entrepreneurship. He is active in the chambers of commerce for Salt Lake, Utah, and Washington counties and serves on the board of trustees for EDC Utah.
Brandon loves to travel, ski, and is always up for trying a new meal. He resides with his wife Alison and their 3 children in Orem.
Jared Morgan collaborates with all Clyde Company subsidiaries to identify current real estate holdings and then plan for each of their highest and best use in vertical development. Currently, he is primarily focused on existing sand and gravel real estate. Jared understands the vital importance of future long-range planning and development for a successful real estate portfolio. Previously, Jared founded an economic development company called Downtown Provo Inc., a public-private partnership with Provo City and downtown Provo stakeholders. During that time, Jared observed various and unique real estate transactions and acquired a true love for real estate development.
Jared graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in International Studies.
Jared is married with three children. He and his family enjoy traveling and taking advantage of Utah’s outdoors.
CHIEF PLANNER, PROJECT MANAGER
Brook is the brain behind the beauty. With two decades of design and development experience, Brook has been involved in all aspects of planning, developing and construction golf courses, recreational resorts, mixed use residential, commercial/retail, and master planned community projects. Brook has a keen ability to visualize a property’s development potential, utilizing the natural and aesthetic features of the land. He has worked in several roles, including architect, project manager, principal planner, director, and president. The broad knowledge Brook’s experience and creative aptitude enable him to lead projects from initial conception through final construction.
Brook graduated in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning from Utah State University.
Brook enjoys traveling with his family.
GENERAL MANAGER, DESERT COLOR
Mitch Dansie leads Desert Color, a 3,400-acre master-planned community in Southern Utah. Mitch is an accomplished and proven finance and operations executive with over 15 years of international experience in project management and oversight. He has an extensive background in risk management, process improvement and change management. Mitch has enjoyed leading and developing 400 acres of family farm property in Herriman, Utah.
Mitch has a BA in Finance from the University of Utah and was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs and Co.
The Dansie family enjoys immersing themselves into their passions whether it’s competitive baseball, golf or dance. Mitch is an avid golfer and enjoys wakeboarding and hiking with the family in the big playground we call Utah.