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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.
SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT
Garrett Thomas is a controller for the partnership Desert Color St. George, who works with GWC Capital, Blue Diamond Capital, and Merrill Trust to provide financial statements, accounting insight, and overall success of the project. Previously, Garrett has accounted for W.W. Clyde, Sunroc Building Materials, and GWC Capital.
Garrett graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Accounting and received his Master of Accountancy from the University of Utah. Garrett has lived in Utah county all his life but traveled the world. Every year, he attends an annual 100-mile mountain bike trip in Canyonlands National Park with family and friends. He likes to work on his house, be with his family, and keep up with the latest movies.
Elsie is a dynamic communications professional with a passion for business strategy and economic development. Elsie manages broad-based marketing efforts for Desert Color, a 3,400-acre master-planned community in Southern Utah. She executes a full-fledged marketing strategy that includes public relations, website and digital marketing, sponsorships. With experience as fundraising director of a winning congressional political campaign, Elsie knows what it takes to win the day with targeted messaging, branding, and strategic planning.
Elsie graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Communications, Public Relations emphasis. Elsie loves to adventure in Utah’s great outdoors, canyoneering, rappelling, and kayaking with her husband, Clayton.