Member Spotlight

Denise Dragoo

At Snell & Wilmer, Denise Dragoo focuses her practice in natural resources and environmental law, including coal, water, mining, public land and issues affecting the oil and gas industry, mine safety and health law. She practices before the Board of Oil, Gas and Mining, the Utah State Engineer, the United States Department of the Interior, Board of Land Appeals and state and federal courts. Prior to Snell & Wilmer, Dragoo served as Special Assistant Utah…

Melissa Jensen

Melissa Jensen has worked in the community development field for over 10 years. She developed a passion for helping her community at a very young age and pursued a Masters Degree in Social Work in order to learn how become a catalyst for change in her career. She brings a wide range of work experience ranging from the nonprofit and private sector and currently works in the public sector as the Director of Housing &…

Mike Falk

Mike Falk is the CEO, President and Founding Partner of Newmark Grubb ACRES, Utah’s leading commercial real estate firm. Through Mike’s vision and leadership, the 1998 start-up has grown to be renowned as a best-in-class global, regional and local commercial real estate provider. His innovative approach to both his team and his clients has propelled the company to grow its platform exponentially, both organically and through key strategic acquisitions and partnerships. Today, with three offices…

Kathryn Carlisle-Kesling

With a Specialization in Residential Real Property Law, Kathryn Carlisle-Kesling has a thorough understanding of the intricacies involved in real estate, title matters, leasing and land use. Kate is one of only 18 attorneys in Ohio Certified as a Specialist in Residential Real Property Law by the Ohio State Bar Association. She has extensive experience negotiating contracts for planned communities, commercial and industrial projects, retail centers, office buildings, hotels and resort properties, as well as…

Amber Gracanin

Through her work as a Middle Market Commercial Banking Relationship Manager for U.S. Bank, Amber Gracanin addresses all banking needs for existing Commercial Banking customers while marketing new accounts. Target customers typically report between $25 million and $500 million in annualized sales. Amber began her banking career as a Personal Banker in 2004, moving through several positions prior to her current role as a Vice President on the Utah Commercial Banking team. Amber has been…