September 12, 2019
People on the move is your weekly roundup of hiring and other personnel news throughout the state of Utah.
Salt Lake City—Utah Film Center Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Patrick Hubley to Executive Director of the esteemed nonprofit film organization. Mr. Hubley has been the Programming Director for 11 years and founded the popular Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids which will celebrate its 9th anniversary in March of 2020. As the Programming Director for the non-profit Utah Film Center, Mr. Hubley managed the organization’s year-round film programming and operations, the new Artist Foundry, and two annual film festivals Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids and the Damn These Heels LGBTQ Film Festival. Mr. Hubley has been instrumental in forming key partnerships that led to a new category at the Sundance Film Festival for kids and allowed the Utah Film Center to acquire the assets of a production house that became the Artist Foundry. Mr. Hubley is a 20-year nonprofit leader, film curator, and film festival veteran. His career in film began in the press department at the Toronto International Film Festival where he spearheaded external communications for the illustrious international two-week event. His passion for film brought him to Utah where he led Sundance Institute’s year-round media relations efforts including overseeing the Sundance Film Festival Press Office and festival communication until 2007. Mr. Hubley has also worked with the CineVegas Film Festival and the Dubai International Film Festival. Mr. Hubley has a passion for international cinema and supporting artists in all phases of their work. That passion led him to Utah Film Center where he has overseen more than 20 film festivals, curated thousands of films, and hosted hundreds of filmmakers from all over the world. With this appointment, long-time staff member Mariah Mellus has also been promoted to External Relations Director, where she will be overseeing all the development and communications efforts of the Utah Film Center. Ms. Mellus has been with the Film Center for 11 years, having served in education, community outreach, membership, and marketing before becoming the Development Director for the organization two years ago.
Salt Lake City—Cicero Group, a premier management consulting firm focused on implementing data-driven strategies, has named Jill Jobbins, principal at Jill Jobbins Advisory, to its council of senior advisors. Ms. Jobbins leverages over 15 years of experience in managing global pharmaceutical product portfolios for value. Ms. Jobbins is a pace setter in business management focused on creating strategy and unique operating models that deliver maximum financial outcomes for global assets. Among her accomplishments, Ms. Jobbins led the strategic direction of a large and therapeutically diverse established product portfolio for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Co (BMS), where she provided a comprehensive approach in deriving optimal value from a $2.2 billion portfolio.
Ms. Jobbins serves in various roles for organizations seeking her unique insights into portfolio management for value. She is an advisory board member for Mission Restore, an NGO formed to support local surgeons with skills and knowledge to enable treatment of debilitating injuries in their local communities across diverse geographies. She also serves as an executive advisor to the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Circle of Advisors. Ms. Jobbins holds a M.S. degree in Polymer Chemistry from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Syracuse University and a mini-MBA from Rutgers University.