At age 22, Spencer Ferguson became an entrepreneur by founding Wasatch Software, which specialized in software license sales and consulting. The company quickly grew to become the #1 reseller of Microsoft products in Utah. In 2010, Spencer led a change of direction in the organization’s focus, renaming it Wasatch I.T., and added a new division focused on outsourced technical support for small- and medium-sized businesses. While roughly 1,000 companies in the state offer the same service, Wasatch I.T. has already become one of the five largest. The organization has won numerous awards throughout its history, including “Inc. 5000,” “Utah 100,” “Microsoft Partner of the Year” and many others.
Mr. Ferguson was named to Utah Business magazine’s “Forty under 40” at the age of 29 and is an alumnus of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. He has also served the community as the chairman of ChamberWest Chamber of Commerce and on the advisory council of Tech Data’s TechSelect program.
Bahar Sharifan possesses a unique and diverse skill set that includes experience in business, politics, and law. Her educational journey began by earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Utah, followed by her MBA from Westminster College. Bahar then completed law school at Brigham Young University. She practiced law for 4 years and maintains her Utah Attorney License to this day.
Bahar began her work in politics on Jon M. Huntsman’s gubernatorial campaign, later becoming the Assistant to the Senior Economic Advisor following his election. Thereafter, Ms. Sharifan continued her political service as the Finance Director for U.S. Congressman Jason Chaffetz. As the child of entrepreneurs, Bahar has been exposed to business her entire life. This was enhanced when she served as the Director of Membership Services at Corporate Alliance. She continues to use this experience as the President of Wasatch I.T.
Rett brings extensive experience in the I.T. industry to Wasatch I.T. Prior to joining our team, he spent more than 5 years creating, executing, and managing channel partner programs and teams for HP, Microsoft, Oracle and VMware. Mr. Roberts received a Bachelors degree from the University of Utah in 2001, and a Doctorate from University of Western States in 2004.
Sidney is Wasatch I.T.’s Finance Manager, and leads our Sage Software division. She has been a Sage project manager and Certified Public Accountant licensed in California for approximately 30 years. Sidney possesses the expertise to design, implement and train on accounting software. She is a certified trainer for Sage 100 and Sage Fixed Assets. She also holds more than 40 related certifications. Ms. Wells was awarded a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from California State University at Fullerton.