TO BE TRUSTED VOICES OF LIGHT AND TRUTH INFLUENCING HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WORLDWIDE
I honor principles espoused by our owner in the products and services I provide.
I am passionate about innovation and about delivering extraordinary results.
I promote integrity, civility, morality, and respect for all people.
I seek to lift, inspire, and help others find enduring happiness
I look for opportunities to productively collaborate with my fellow DMC employees.
I seek to instill light and knowledge in my work.
Nate Hatch is the President of Deseret Digital Media. He moved into this role after a stint as DDM’s Chief Technology Officer. Nate has decades of executive-level technology and business experience.
Prior to joining DDM, Nate led Brigham Young University’s Office of Information Technology as Assistant Vice President. He has also held leadership positions at several companies including C7 Data Centers, Times Mirror, Novell and WordPerfect Corporations. He earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in business and organizational management.
Eric Bright is the Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Marketplace Commerce at Deseret Digital Media. He leads the marketing teams for the company and the product strategy and management teams for marketplace products (including products focused on classifieds, travel and care verticals). He has led e-commerce and marketing organizations for over 25 years in retail, wholesale, marketplace and digital advertising industries.
Prior to joining DDM, Eric was a partner and Vice President of E-commerce at FranklinCovey; the Senior Director of Interactive & Direct Marketing for...
Ryan Jonson is the Chief Financial Officer of Deseret Digital Media with responsibility for all financial and business planning activities. He is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in corporate finance and accounting, with broad experience in startups and large multinational companies. Ryan has worked in senior positions with various high-growth technology companies, including iBAHN Corporation, Center 7 and Franklin Covey. Ryan has an MBA and is a licensed CPA.
Tom Yates is the Vice President of Sales for Deseret Digital Media. He joined DDM in 2014 to lead the sales efforts for KSL Cars. Tom has 20+ years of experience in the auto industry. He started his career on the retail side of the auto industry selling cars, and later was promoted to Internet Manager, Floor Manager and eventually General Sales Manager. He left the retail side of the auto industry in 2004 to join Autotrader.com where he was an Account Executive and later promoted to District Sales Manager...
Emery Smith is the Director of Talent and Organizational Development at Deseret Digital Media. She has more than 20 years of human resources and people management experience with a focus on talent acquisition, talent management and organizational behavior.
Emery earned both her bachelor's degree in Organizational Communication and Executive MBA from the University of Utah. This intersection of communication and business lends itself perfectly to her career in HR, which has ranged from...
Brett Atkinson is the Vice President of Data Analytics and is responsible for Deseret Digital Media's data strategy to organize, operationalize and evangelize information to accelerate performance. Brett has 15+ years of experience in eCommerce and digital media industries and currently leads the data analysis, data engineering and machine learning teams.
Brett developed an analytical, evidence-based mentality as a collegiate speech and debate competitor and still carries a competitive disposition. Outside of his profession, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. In his free time, he can be found attending soccer games, playing board games and listening to tunes.
Steve Fidel leads the news division of KSL.com as General Manager. He took on this role after teaching journalism and directing the Daily Universe news lab for nine years in the School of Communications at his alma mater, Brigham Young University. Steve's time in academia followed a 30-year career as a reporter and editor for Deseret News and KSL, where his mentors included Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Bob Mullins and John Hughes. Steve has worked on assignments in Europe, Asia and Africa, and earned national awards for his investigative reporting and coverage of the Gulf War.